Effective Advising in Statebuilding and Peacebuilding Contexts – Why – The Limited Value-for-Money of International Technical Cooperation, Capacity-Development and Institutional Reform Support

Published on October 12, 2015 | Categorised in: Uncategorized

‘Technical Cooperation’ or ‘Technical Assistance’, mostly in the form of international experts and advisors, and loans and grants for ‘institutional reform’ constitute a huge share of official development assistance. Yet a growing body of comparative and cumulative evaluations, further bolstered by academic research, show that its overall effectiveness in terms of better functioning governments, is limited at best.

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