Developing Capacity Through Technical Cooperation
Edited by Stephen Browne
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Developing Capacity Through Technical Cooperation by Stephen Browne
Book DescriptionTechnical co-operation involving northern experts transferring expertise to the south has not always worked. In fact it has sometimes been counter-productive, fostering a dependency on outside help rather than creating a genuine indigenous capability. This study by experts from Harvard University and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) uses a range of country studies to analyze what has worked in the past, what hasn't, and how to ensure that future co-operation results in genuine capacity building and ownership of the new capabilities by the recipients. It aims to offer a framework for evaluating different methods to achieve these goals. The volume is a companion to the earlier Capacity for Development, and should be useful for all those working in international development, as well as researchers, academics and students.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853839740
(254mm x 178mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Stephen Browne
Stephen Browne is Principal Advisor on Capacity Development at the Bureau for Development Policy, UNDP
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