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Improving international capacity development : bright spots

Author: Jim Armstrong
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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Nothing is more important to a new, fragile or developing nation than developing the capacity of its government to support national well-being. Every society is complex; every government is complex. Yet, well-intentioned international development aid, born in an era of infrastructure projects, continues to apply simplistic technical solutions to these wickedly complex development problems. It's an outside-in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Armstrong, Jim.
Improving International Capacity Development : Bright Spots.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Armstrong
ISBN: 9781137310118 1137310111 1299643140 9781299643147 9781349456529 1349456527
OCLC Number: 844740721
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword; Karl Moore --
1. One Size Fits All --
2. Wicked Problems --
3. Positivism and Constructivism --
4. The Central Case Study --
5. Non-linear Process --
6. Co-diagnosing --
7. Co-learning --
8. Evaluation As Co-learning --
9. Co-designing --
10. Co-acting --
11. Trinidad and Tobago Example --
Conclusion: The Way Ahead.
Responsibility: Jim Armstrong.

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Nothing is more important to a new, fragile or developing nation than developing the capacity of its government to support national well-being. Every society is complex; every government is complex. Yet, well-intentioned international development aid, born in an era of infrastructure projects, continues to apply simplistic technical solutions to these wickedly complex development problems. It's an outside-in approach that rarely succeeds, even by the development industry's own admission. But out there, amongst the billions of dollars of failed interventions, there are bright spots of success - places where capacity is harnessed, not just for today, but for tomorrow, too. What is working so well? Drawing on research, practical experience, and stories of success, Jim Armstrong explores these emerging approaches.

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