By Stephen Browne
Relief is usually a way of impression: political, advertisement, army and security-related. a few impact is benign, yet a lot of it truly is coercive, even 'imperialistic'. Given the character of relief, its effectiveness could be judged not just in developmental phrases, yet when it comes to diplomacy. Even donors agree that, on either counts, the returns are meagre. This ebook, drawing at the author's 30 years of box adventure, proposes varieties of answer: donors should still climb down from paternalistic valuable making plans practices and aid public items which are impartial and useful � cancellation of debt, reasonable exchange, accountable monetary governance, vaccine construction, peace-making and peace-keeping. for his or her half, constructing nations may still keep on with the instance of the main winning between them: realize the genuine expenditures of 'free' reduction, workout their prerogative to settle on their improvement companions and begin paying their very own manner.
Read Online or Download Aid and Influence: Do Donors Help or Hinder? PDF
Similar nonprofit organizations & charities books
Do not panic. lightly, capably (as just a absolutely immersed 30 12 months veteran and thought-leader can be), Mal Warwick examines the downturn and its impression on charitable giving some time past (the unmarried most sensible research i have encountered), then explains what moderate and decided nonprofits can do to counter the in poor health results.
''As a practitioner and concept chief, Paul Niven is fantastically bridging the gulf among BSC idea and alertness via hands-on stories and real-world case stories. The booklet offers a pragmatic highway map, step by step, to devise, execute, and maintain a successful scorecard crusade. effortless to learn .
Humans looking paintings in both non-profit or executive companies are inclined to have whatever in universal: they need a task the place they could make a distinction. those corporations aren’t for the faint of spirit—money may be a subject, and the emotional calls for could be nice. yet for devoted individuals with a feeling of civic accountability, those businesses could be the main lucrative areas to paintings.
The Jossey-Bass guide of Nonprofit management and administration bargains a complete and in-depth description of the simplest management and administration practices that may be utilized all through a nonprofit association. This moment variation of the best-selling guide brings you: present wisdom and traits in powerful perform of nonprofit association management and administration.
- The Nonprofit Sector in International Perspective: Studies in Comparative Culture and Policy (Yale Studies on Nonprofit Organizations)
- Notable American philanthropists: biographies of giving and volunteering
- A Guide to Fund Management
- Mission Impact: Breakthrough Strategies for Nonprofits (The AFP Wiley Fund Development Series)
- Model Policies and Procedures for Not-for-Profit Organizations
- The Logic Model Guidebook: Better Strategies for Great Results
Additional resources for Aid and Influence: Do Donors Help or Hinder?
Up front, the IMF was concerned with short-term balancing of external resources and a closing of the domestic resource gap. On its heels, the World Bank sought to put in place the structural reforms necessary to sustain these results. 1), incorporating these policy conditions into their own aid strategies, and further infringing the economic independence of the developing countries.
12 To the uncertainties of trade, and the burden of debt in the developing world, had been added the necessity for comprehensive structural adjustment, essentially a set of policy measures designed to close the internal and external resource gaps. With the World Bank’s first ‘structural adjustment loan’ in 1980 (to Colombia), a new aid phase of macro-economic governance began, in which the policy choices for the poorer developing countries were increasingly prescribed by Washington. They began to depend ever more heavily on loans from the World Bank and IMF, to which their indebtedness grew.
In the late 1950s it was running at an annual average value of about US$450 million, about onequarter of the US figure. But the terms were often harder and entailed repayments both in currency and in kind from some recipients (Browne, 1990). In the early years, US and Soviet aid was concentrated on developing countries that surrounded the Soviet Union, ramped up by the conflict on the Korean peninsula. Later, the geographic reach expanded, setting up East–West rivalries in all regions. Some newly independent countries, such as Sri Lanka, proclaimed their non-alignment.