By Jan P. Pronk
This quantity offers a cutting-edge debate at the debatable subject of improvement aid.
- The members are all specialists within the box of foreign development.
- Presents a few difficult conclusions in regards to the position that reduction performs in catalysing, or stifling, development.
- Represents a variety of assorted analytical perspectives.
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The ownership and implementation of any given policy mix requires a political process of domestic coalition building — a process in which aid can serve as a catalyst (Milder, 1996). The challenge for donors, therefore, is not to select countries that should receive aid, but rather to select who within the recipient countries should receive aid, and what policy objectives the donors should support. The problem with the back-to-basics approach is not only that it prescribes a simple, axiomatic answer to the relative importance of different policy objectives — embracing the old-time religion of macroeconomic stability 2.
The ILO launched the concept of a basic needs oriented development strategy; the World Bank worked out the related concept of redistribution with growth and at the end of the 1970s one might have thought that a new paradigm had been created. , 2001). Development aid followed this important change in priorities and aid monies were now channelled into poverty projects, gender questions, the informal sector (ILO, 1972), and so on. Technical assistance took on increased prominence with the rediscovery of the importance of trained personnel and education in general.
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Catalysing Development: A Debate on Aid (Development and Change Special Issues) by Jan P. Pronk