Relationships for Aid
Earthscan, 2006 - 178 من الصفحات
International aid is about much more than money. The UN Millennium Development Goals and major events like Live 8 have focused the world spotlight on issues of poverty relief and aid like never before, but have not concentrated on the quality of relationships that can make aid succeed or fail. This book, authored by an internationally renowned group of aid practitioners, reveals the contradictions and challenges involved in forging these relationships.
International development organizations combine the unbridled play of power and arrogant amnesia with serious and innovative efforts to create a more democratic world, to support transformative learning and to strengthen accountability. The book explores recent attempts from within aid agencies to go against the current flow of top-down results based management by learning how to build lasting partnerships that transfer power to those at the receiving end of aid. More than just a critique, the authors offer a practical framework for understanding relationships in the international aid system and look at the relevance of organizational learning theory, which is widely used in business.
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... recognized and rewarded . They will be needed to defend this type of investment of development funds . Experimentation with learning about relationships in country offices - such as the cases documented here - can be stifled if managers ...
... recognizing and sharing power ; and participatory review and reflection processes . Strong internalization of ALPS Perhaps the ... recognized and tackled if ActionAid is to do more than pay lip - service to participation and downwards ...
... recognized . Several contributions to this volume suggest that there is reason for cautious optimism . A growing number of people working in aid organizations have an increased awareness of power inequities in relationships and realize ...
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