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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DFID , on the other hand , initially called the Ministry of Overseas Development when established at the same time as ... Many of DFID's ways of workings and hierarchical form of organization are rooted in its identity as a ministry ...
Conversely , as DFID in Peru argued , a small budget does not necessarily constitute a major constraint to making a ... DFID's partners commented that what they appreciated from the relationship with DFID was not the money , but the ...
At this level , in close association with the country office in Bolivia , DFID in Peru was able to pioneer a pro - poor , rights - based ... In this chapter , we focus on one of these : DFID's support to health - sector reform .
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Learning for Development
Making Relationships Matter for Aid Bureaucracies
Learning from Immersions
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