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Effective governance of development assistance: Key problems and controversies

Fyderek, Lukasz (2014) Effective governance of development assistance: Key problems and controversies. In: UUM International Conference on Governance 2014 (ICG), 29th - 30th November 2014, Flamingo Hotel By The Beach, Pulau Pinang.

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The widely accepted principles of governance: Participation, Fairness, Decency, Accountability, Transparency and Efficiency are shared also by the development assistance sector.Problems of effectiveness and efficiency occupy a prominent position in the global debates on development assistance. The critics of development assistance argue, that developmental aid is not only a hugely inefficient endeavor, but also may hinder the real socio-economic development of developing states. The development assistance community accepts some of that critique, pointing out on various factors limiting the effectiveness and efficiency of aid. Not surprisingly, the issue of good governance stand out as an important cause influencing the outcome of different development assistance projects and programs.In case of development assistance, good governance relates to both donor and recipient sides of the process.The ongoing debate brings a number of inputs to both, theory and practice of development and developmental assistance.This article sums up the main findings and controversies of the discourse on deficits of effectiveness and efficiency of development aid.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN NO: 978-983-2078-95-1 Organizers: Institute for Governance and Innovation Studies (IGIS), College of Law, Government and International Studies (UUM COLGIS) and University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2015 02:45
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2015 02:45

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