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Inclusive Aid

Author : Leslie Christine Groves
ISBN : 9781849771702
Genre : Business & Economics
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Rapid and profound changes are taking place in international development. The past two decades have promoted the ideals of participation and partnership, yet key decisions affecting people's lives continue to be made without sufficient attention to the socio-political realities of the countries in which they live. Embedded working traditions, vested interests and institutional inertia mean that old habits and cultures persist among the development community. Planning continues as though it were free of unpredictable interactions among stakeholders. This book is about the need to recognise the complex, non-linear nature of development assistance and how bureaucratic procedures and power relations hinder poverty reduction in the new aid environment. The book begins with a conceptual and historical analysis of aid, exposing the challenges and opportunities facing aid professionals today. It argues for greater attention to accountability and the adoption of rights based approaches. In section two, practitioners, policy makers and researchers discuss the realities of power and relationships from their experiences across sixteen countries. Their accounts, from government, donors and civil society, expose the highly politicised and dynamic aid environment in which they work. Section three explores ways forward for aid agencies, challenging existing political, institutional and personal ways of working. Authors describe procedural innovations as strategic ways to leverage change. Breaking the barriers to ensure more inclusive aid will require visionary leadership and a courageous commitment to change. Crucially, the authors show how translating rhetoric into practice relies on changing the attitudes and behaviours of individual actors. Only then is the ambitious agenda of the Millennium Development Goals likely to be met. The result is an indispensable contribution to the understanding of how development assistance and poverty reduction can be most effectively delivered by the professionals and agencies involved.

Relationships For Aid

Author : Rosalind Eyben
ISBN : 9781136558818
Genre : Business & Economics
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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.

Meeting Development Goals In Small Urban Centres

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ISBN : 9789211318142
Genre : Cities and towns
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Published by Earthscan for and on behalf of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT).

Meeting Development Goals In Small Urban Centres

Author : Un-Habitat,
ISBN : 9781136561207
Genre : Architecture
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Half of the world's people live in urban areas, and roughly a third of these live in desperate poverty without access to basic amenities. Taking on the themes of UN-HABITAT's Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities (2003), this new volume focuses on the deficiencies in the provision of water and sanitation where most of the populations of the developing world live: in towns and small cities. Drawing on extensive unpublished research and 15 commissioned papers from experts involved in designing and implementing innovative projects around the world, this is the first major study of the problems facing the smaller urban centres that are recognized to be of enormous importance by governments, international agencies, NGOs and service providers. Tackling these problems is a crucial part of development and of good governance, and critical to meeting the Millennium Development Goals. The volume will be essential reading for all professionals and researchers in the relevant fields and a valuable resource for teachers and students of urban development.

Manual For Collaborative Organizational Assessment In Human Settlements Organizations

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ISBN : 9789211311716
Genre : Community development
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Why And How To Aid Middle Income Countries

Author : Rosalind Eyben
ISBN : UOM:39015052652420
Genre : Economic assistance
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Working Paper

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105122760809
Genre : Economic development
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Partnerships Negotiating Relationships Ops 32

Author : Alan Fowler
ISBN : 1897748574
Genre : Economic development
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Relationships within and beyond institutions in the aid system are dominated by the notion of partnership between everyone, for everything, everywhere. The reality is that the balance and mutuality that partnership implies is seldom found. The gap between theory and practice is large. This papers seeks to provide a possible solution.

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ISBN : PSU:000054966765
Genre : Power resources
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Meeting Development Goals In Small Urban Centres

Author : United Nations Human Settlements Programme
ISBN : 184407305X
Genre : Architecture
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Sustainable development has tended to occur on two diverging paths: one technology-focused, the other favouring behavioural solutions. This new, practical text links these two paths in a ‘co-evolutionary’ framework, enabling more sustainable policies and

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