While industrialised nations have traditionally taken the lead in coordinating development, emerging powers like South Africa, Brazil and India are increasingly assuming a role as providers of technical cooperation, too. Is this a welcome conversion? We’d like your views.
Benin, Bhutan and Costa Rica have come together under a programme of South-South cooperation, sharing skills and knowledge on agriculture, environmental issues and much more, using funds from the Netherlands.
This presentation, delivered by Johannes Krassnitzer and Giovanni Camilleri of UNDP, gives an overview of the ART Initiative promoted by UNDP in 18 countries throughout the world to enhance aid effectiv
Attendants of a high level conference "Organising Inclusive Ownership" which took place in Brussels in May heard of the success stories of a Dutch financed South-South Cooperation programme between Benin, Bhutan and Costa Rica.
This desk study provides an overview of development partners’ support to decentralisation and local governance. The study looks into issues of management of decentralisation processes, coordination and harmonisation, alignment and the use of aid modalities.
This volume presents a preliminary framework designed to help international development partners consider the relevance of political economy issues for their programmatic support to decentralization and local government reform.
The authors of a background note, ‘Using Political Economy Analysis to
Improve European Union Development Effectiveness’, are posting a draft
version of their findings in The Political Economy in Practice working group
and invite interested capacity4dev members to offer their feedback. The
discussion begins on the 10th October.