By Anthony J. Bebbington, Samuel Hickey, Diana Mitlin
Can non-governmental firms give a contribution to extra socially simply, substitute varieties of improvement? Or are they destined to paintings on the margins of dominant improvement types decided via others? Addressing this query, this e-book brings jointly major foreign voices from academia, NGOs and the social events. It presents a accomplished replace to the NGO literature and a number severe new instructions to considering and performing round the problem of improvement choices. The book's originality comes from the wide-range of latest case-study fabric it offers, the conceptual techniques it bargains for considering improvement choices, and the sensible feedback for NGOs.
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One effect of this has been to break up the concentration of CFP resources in four NGOs (Cordaid, Hivos, Icco and Novib). In large measure a welcome change, this has come accompanied, however, by such a demand for impact indicators and government scrutiny that the programme has become laden with ever more bureaucracy. When programme funds were tendered in 2006, 116 separate NGOs bid for them, each submitting some ‘two kilogrammes of written material detailing, among others, what the results of their work would be in 2010’.
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