Technical Cooperation as an Aid Modality: Demand-led or Donor-driven?


The Reality of Aid Network



PART 1: Reports
  • Political Overview | Undermining Democratic Country Ownership: Embedding northern development agendas through technical cooperation?

    The Reality of Aid Network International Coordinating Committee
  • CHAPTER 1: The role of technical assistance in bilateral donors’ and multilateral institutions’ aid
    •       Donor priorities for technical cooperation,
            drivers and implications of tied aid
    •             Juliet Akello, Uganda Debt Network
      • International financial institutions and issues in technical assistance in Manipur and North East India
                      Jiten Yumnam, Centre for Research and Advocacy Manipur
      • Tax Inspectors Without Borders
                      Hernan Cortes and Tove Maria Ryding, European Network on Debt and Development
      • Technical assistance to the Kyrgyz Republic, 2016
                      Chinara Aitbayeva, Nash Vek PF
    CHAPTER 2: Technical cooperation for infrastructure development
    • Questioning the effectiveness of technical cooperation in Bangladesh
    •       Ahmed Swapan Mahmud and Farjana Akter, Voices for Interactive Choice and Empowerment
    • Technical assistance of multi-lateral donors in the water sector in Sri Lanka: A recipe for privatization?
    •       Sajeewa Chamikara, Movement for Land and Agricultural Reform
    • Technical, yes — but what kind of assistance?: USAID COMPETE’s PPP promotion in the Philippines
    •       Bryan Ziadie, IBON International

    CHAPTER 3: South-South experience in technical cooperation  
    • Horizontal South-South bilateral cooperation experiences: Good practices in Argentina and Paraguay
    •       Karina Cáceres, Fundación SES
    • People4Change: People to people South-South cooperation
    •       Lea Sofia Simonsen, ActionAid Denmark
    • Triangular cooperation among civil society organizations in South America: Institutional strengthening in Argentina, Brazil, and Colombia
    •       Alejandra Solla, Fundación SES Argentina; Rolando Kandel, Fundación SES; Ancelin Gautier, Fundación SES       France
    CHAPTER 4: Global Aid Trends, BRICS Reports, and OECD Reports  
    • Global Aid Trends 2016 Financing 2030 Agenda: Where are the resources?
    •       Brian Tomlinson, AidWatch Canada
    • BRICS Reports
    • India
      South-South experience in technical cooperation in India
      Jyotsna Mohan, Voluntary Action Network India
    • South Africa
      Donor priorities for technical cooperation and tied aid
      Rutendo Hadebe, University of Cape Town
    • OECD Reports
      European Union
      Zuzana Sladkova, Concord Europe
    • Australia
      Australia’s ‘New Aid Paradigm’: Beyond ODA?
      James Goodman, AidWatch Australia and University of Technology Sydney; Matt Hilton, AidWatch Australia
    • Canada
      Canada: Continuity with change?
      Fraser Reilly-King, Canadian Council for International Co-operation
    • Denmark
      Dramatic aid cuts and increased spending on refugees in Denmark
      Kira Boe, Global Focus – Danish CSOs for Development Cooperation
    • Italy
      Development cooperation shores up efforts to rebuild Italy’s global profile
      Luca De Fraia, ActionAid Italy
    • Japan
      Japan: Recent trends in aid policy and technical cooperation
      Akio Takayanagi, Japan NGO Center for International Cooperation
    • South Korea
      Republic of Korea: A new model for rural development?: Limits and problems of Saemaul Undong (SMU) ODA
      Mihyeon Lee, People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy
    • United Kingdom
      Aid 2.0? A new strategy for UK aid
      Amy Dodd, UK Aid Network
    • USA
      The state of US foreign assistance
      Alicia Phillips Mandaville and Christina Hoenow, InterAction

    PART 2: Glossary of Aid Terms

    PART 3: RoA Members Directory


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    Abridged ROA Report 2016