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Author: Soniya Carvalho
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: low, support, income, countries, stress, bank, world, fragile, states, ieg, review, engaging
Number of Pages: 258
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0821368478
ISBN-13: 9780821368473

During fiscal 2003-05, World Bank lending and administrative budgets to fragile states amounted to $4.1 billion and $161 million, respectively. IEG's report assesses the effectiveness of this Bank support. The report finds that the Bank and the donor community have improved their operational readiness to engage with fragile states, and made substantial progress on donor coordination at the international policy level. Significant challenges remain, however. Donor agendas have been overly ambitious and need to be made more selective, the effectiveness of donor programs needs to be improved after

Author: Sloan Mann
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: potential, iraq, society, civil, activities, donor
Number of Pages: 12
Published: 2008-08-01
ISBN-10: 1437903789
ISBN-13: 9781437903782

The $87 billion Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense and for the Reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan, 2004, signed by Pres. Bush on Nov. 6, 2003, made available to the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) $10 million for żactivities supporting peace enforcement, peacekeeping and post-conflict peacebuildingż in Iraq. Aiming at identifying areas in which the Institute might provide added value, USIP undertook a preliminary mapping of donor activities, focused primarily on the civil society and governmental sectors. This report provides a snapshot of donor activities in Iraq as of

Authors: Jonathan P. Caulkins, Jay Cole, Melissa Hardoby,
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: education, donors, higher, strategies, giving, insights, intelligent
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 0833031341
ISBN-13: 9780833031341

Provides an intellectual framework for guiding prospective major donors in giving more effectively to higher education. Although most major gifts are profoundly motivated by charitable intentions, the noble impulse to give to higher education can quickly generate complicated choices. Which school? Which program? Under what terms or conditions? Even very talented people who have enjoyed exceptionally successful careers in business and other fields can become disoriented by academe’s idiosyncrasies. This book provides an intellectual framework for guiding prospective major donors in givin

Author: Louis H. Zanardi
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: assistance, donor, restructuring, economic, poland
Number of Pages: 85
Published: 1997-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788141120
ISBN-13: 9780788141126

The objectives in examining U.S. & other donor assistance in Poland were to: assess the status & progress of the country's economic restructuring in the key areas of macroeconomic stabilization, foreign trade & investment, privatization, & banking; describe impediments to these restructuring efforts; discuss the role donors have played in the transformation process; & identify lessons learned that could be useful to other transition countries. The lessons learned from Poland merit consideration by Russia, Ukraine & others.

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: assessment, tool, practice, agencies, incentives, donor, improving
Number of Pages: 71
Published: 2009-05-30
ISBN-10: 9264056785
ISBN-13: 9789264056787

Under the Paris Declaration, donors and partner countries commit to reform procedures and strengthen incentives - including recruitment, appraisal and training - for management and staff to work towards harmonisation, alignment and results. This commitment was based on the recognition that the needed changes to behaviour will not happen automatically as there are a number of up-front and long-term costs - institutional, financial and political. The importance of appropriate incentives in influencing managers and officials - and even more importantly political leaders - to bring about the neces

Author: DAC Task Force on Donor Practices
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: capacity, approaches, wide, development, public, management, financial, sector, support, practices, donor, effective, aid, budget, delivery, harmonising
Number of Pages: 87
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9264035834
ISBN-13: 9789264035836

The international community is committed to helping partner countries meet the Millennium Development Goal of halving global poverty by 2015. Effective use of scarce official development assistance is one important contribution to this end. This is why the development community, under the auspices of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), is dedicated to implementing improvements in aid practices that deliver more effective and harmonised support to the efforts of partner countries. The good practices presented here have been designed to respond to this concern. They represent a set

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: harmonisation, alignment, partner, countries, aid, practices, donor, survey, measuring
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 2006-02-16
ISBN-10: 9264035796
ISBN-13: 9789264035799

Is the donor community providing effective aid? In February 2003, donors made a firm commitment to improve aid effectiveness at the Rome High Level Forum on Harmonisation. Where do they stand two years later? This report describes the progress achieved to date in implementing the donor community’s commitments. It has been prepared as a contribution to the Paris High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (28 February -2 March 2005). To measure aid effectiveness, 14 countries participated in a ground-breaking survey in 2004 that measured aid harmonisation and alignment. Herein lie the results. Gene
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