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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Furthermore , neither the donors nor their recipient partners are prepared to use the language of downward accountability because that would reveal the covert but shared knowledge that the relationship is , indeed , an unequal one.3 In ...
section on ' Exploring assumptions ' ) ; it provides a shared language for improved team discussion and dialogue ; and it allows a shared vision to emerge through collaborative feedback processes . The learning methodology ( the ...
Many of those who campaigned for the democratization of the health sector , for a health system that could reach the poor and increasingly for health as a human right , had shared a past in the politicized universities of the 1970s and ...
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