Relationships for Aid
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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relationships right , and in ensuring that time invested in learning about them is recognized and rewarded . They will be needed to defend this type of investment of development funds . Experimentation with learning about relationships ...
For our part , we suggest that three areas of progress stand out : strong internalization of ALPS ; recognizing and sharing power ; and participatory review and reflection processes . Strong internalization of ALPS Perhaps the most ...
It also ignores the fact that learning takes place in the context of social relationships and is mediated by power and emotion ( Vince , 2001 ) - a point less often recognized . Several contributions to this volume suggest that there is ...
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