Narrow down by keywords: Aid
- Coping with participation in small island states: the case of aid in Tuvalu
The aid effectiveness agenda has placed much emphasis on issues of recipient ownership, alignment, and donor harmonisation. It has affected the policies and practices of many donor agencies and promoted a drive to consult widely with partners in governm ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-03-30 16:10
- Community health workers – motivation and incentives
The Community Health Worker (CHW) literature is expansive, covering more than 30 years of interest in the concept. Despite this, understanding of CHW motivation and the effectiveness of monetary incentives is limited. Using self-determination theory (SD ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2013-04-30 11:57
- Performance-based Partnership Agreements for the reconstruction of the health system in Afghanistan
Full-text sample article FREE from Taylor & Francis. The reconstruction of the health system in Afghanistan is in its early stages, and donors have proposed Performance-based Partnership Agreements (PPA) through which to subcontract the delivery of he ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:44
- Multi-lateral agencies and NGOs in the context of policy reform
This article examines the growth in relations that have occurred between Multilateral Agencies and Non-Governmental Organisations during the past decade. It identifies three substantive debates in the MLAs on participatory development, value for money and ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:53
- NGOs and Cuba: opportunity or opportunism?
Reporting on a large gathering of international and Cuban NGOs and other agencies, this article explores the issues faced by Cuban society in undergoing rapid economic change; and examines why the New World Order has not led to any significant involvement ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:55
- PRA in the shade of the mango groves
The results and discussions are presented of a participatory rural appraisal workshop held at the Sothuparai Reservoir Project, Tamil Nadu, India. The workshop was held at the heart of the dam site in the dense mango groves with farmers from two differe ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:56
- Women's empowerment and micro-finance programmes: strategies for increasing impact
The Small Enterprise Development Fund of the Department for International Development (DFID) of the British Government commissioned a literature review and held workshops, both co-ordinated by ActionAid UK, to assess the impact of micro-finance schemes on ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:58
- Web 2.0: a new chapter in development in practice?
This brief paper outlines a range of facilities and new developments in web-based and Internet services. While many of the applications are being used for publishing, dialogue, research, and feedback in development, the question remains of how profoundly ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:03
- Social capital
In parallel with, and as complement to, globalisation, ‘social capital’ has enjoyed a meteoric rise across the social sciences over the last two decades. Not surprisingly, it has been particularly prominent across development studies, not least through he ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:05
- Counting the cost of HIV and AIDS to civil-society organisations
HIV threatens the survival of many civil-society organisations (CSOs) in Africa. While we know the range of potential costs to such groups, we lack a detailed picture of the extent of the impact. This article highlights important findings from exploratory ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-10-28 18:36