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Editor J. Ubels, N.-A. Acquaye-Baddoo, A. Fowler
Year 2010
Publisher Earthscan
Place London [etc.]
Pages xxii, 338
ISBN 978-1-84407-741-0
Organization SNV - Netherlands Development Organisation, Earthscan
Subject Humanitarian Assistance
Keyword capacity building, economic development, non-governmental organizations
Abstract The international development community invests billions of dollars to improve organisational capacity. But real-life practice is poorly understood and undervalued as a distinct professional domain. Written by practitioners, this innovative publication is designed to make capacity development more professional and increasingly effective in achieving development goals. Practical illustrations draw on experiences from the civic, government and private sectors. A central theme is to understand capacity as more than something internal to organisations. This book shows how capacity also stems from connections between different types of actor and the levels in society at which they operate. The content is crafted for a broad audience of practitioners in capacity development: consultants, managers, front-line workers, trainers, facilitators, leaders, advisors, programme staff, activists, and funding agencies.
Language English
Category General
Document type Report
Rights © 2010 Earthscan
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