"The United Nations has always had lots of targets, goals, and declarations. You probably didn’t know, for example, that 2014 is the International Year of Family Farming and the International Year of Crystallography—or that you are currently living through the Decade of Action for Road Safety. Such initiatives often reflect good intentions but rarely prove consequential. Between 1950 and 2000, at least 12 un resolutions called for some form of universal
Sectors: Democracy, Human Rights, Rule of Law, Development and Security Nexus, Good governance, Health, Infrastructure and transport, Natural resources, environment and water, Public sector management, Social protection, Sustainable agriculture and food security, Trade and Private Sector development; Thematic: Busan, Capacity development, CD in fragile states, CSO, local authorities and NSA, Knowledge Management / Sharing, Learning resources, Other donors approaches, Technical cooperation; Type of document: Study / Paper / Research; Date: 2014; Language: EN;
Aiding local action: the constraints faced by donor agencies in supporting effective, pro-poor initiatives on the ground
This paper examines the institutional and political constraints that
inhibit multilateral and bilateral donor agencies supporting poverty reduction
initiatives on the ground. These include the constraints related to their own structures
and the political systems in which they are embedded, and those related to
their relationships with recipient governments. The paper also considers how
current trends in development assistance towards greater donor harmonization
and the associated processes within Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs), the
Knowledge For Development without Borders (KFDWB) is intended for providing worldwide Development Aid Support Services to development agencies, organizations, local governments, NGOs public and private institutions through the project development Aid Support mechanism by helping local communities know and understand which human development challenges and/or frustrations they are facing each day, and make these information and knowledge universally accessible via a central database and useful to development organizations
This UN Guidance Note is intended to inform assessment, analysis and planning exercises with national as well as other partners and to guide capacity development programming in post-conflict contexts.
Christopher MacCormac of the Asian Development Bank: interview transcript and power point presentation
Last month, Senior Advisor for Knowledge Enterprise at the Asian Development Bank, Chrisopher MacCormac visited DG DEVCO to share his experience of defining the ADB’s new Knowledge Management Directions and Action Plan 2013 -15, which extends across all aspects of institutional management, including Operations, Human Resources, Information and Communication management, as well as IT solutions.
Powerpoint presentation: Chris MacCormac from The Asian Development Bank on defining the ADBs Knowledge Management Directions and Action Plan 2013 -15
Chris MacCormac visited DEVCO on October 4th to present the ADB's new Knowledge Management Directions and Action Plan 2013 -15. This is his powerpoint presentation.
It is worth to visit this blog:
"An open model for international aid: Sanjay Pradhan at TEDGlobal 2012"
Not only, it is interesting to learn about Sanjay's fascinating history, but it is also encouraging to see that the link between knowledge and capacity development is promoted tirelessly by Sanjay.
Ce rapport de 2010 "Regards croisés" est toujours actuel.
Il est notamment interessant par l'accent qu'il met sur le renforcement des capacités, au niveau politique, et au niveau opérationnel.
Flyer Towards a Joint Approach to Sector Capacity Development
On 4 August 2011 the Policy and Operational Evaluations Department (IOB) of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a ‘Synthesis report of the evaluation of Dutch support to capacity development