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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... commitment to self - reflective practice ; as such , she dedicates time to this purpose , making notes to capture and track her sense - making processes . Chambers ( 2002 ) also notes that the act of writing a diary helps reflection and ...
... commitment to immersions . This may not be an expensive undertaking , but part of pre - existing alliances and partnerships ( such as initially between Nijera Kori and DFID in Bangladesh ) . Equally , a careful assessment is required of ...
... commitments are recognized as income when the commitment is made by the donor . This could mean that all the money for a two - year project is shown as income during the first year and none in the second . Cash - basis accounting ...
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