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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Donors should negotiate accountability in terms of mutual responsibility . Donors are already learning some of this . The DFID's recent policy paper on fragile states ( DFID , 2005 ) demonstrates an awareness of the futility of rushing ...
... of programme and finance managers about each other's roles and responsibilities , particularly the challenges that ... academic background enabled me to interpret financial information , and so it became part of my responsibility to ...
... 166 immersion 10 responsibilities 145 turnover 141 stakeholder analysis 99 , 102-108 , 108 submerged networks 119 ... 107 immersions 66 mutual responsibility 56 Peru 8 , 11 , 13 , 115–132 programme collaboration 5 , 6 social audits ...
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Learning for Development
Making Relationships Matter for Aid Bureaucracies
Learning from Immersions
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