Nicaragua and Aid and debt
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- From social safety net to social policy? The role of conditional Cash transfers in welfare state Development in Latin America
- F Bastagli / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2009
- Since the early 1990s, conditional cash transfers (CCTs) have been adopted by countries across Latin America as central elements of their poverty reduction strategies. CCTs share three components in common: a cash transfer, a targeting mech...
- Asking the right questions about climate change risks and effects
- M. Van Aalst; M. Helmer; C. de Jong; et al. / Red Cross/ Red Crescent Centre on Climate Change and Disaster Preparedness, 2007
- The Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Guide puts forward experiences of more than forty National Societies who in the last five years have started to address climate change in their work. The guide aims to provide guidance and step-by-step a...
- Tools and methodologies for monitoring and evaluating agriculture and rural development
- B. Hall (ed); N. Okidegbe; T. Marchant; et al / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2009
- While donors and development practitioners still lack a common framework of results indicators to measure the effectiveness of development assistance, this sourcebook sets out a menu of core indicators that can be used to monitor agric...
- Can budget support be a valuable tool for aid effectiveness?
- InWEnt – Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung gGmbH InWEnt - Capacity Building, 2009
- General Budget Support (GBS) has emerged as a 'progressive' mode of development country assistance. Such a process accentuates the importance of partnership and ownership – rather than proscriptive policy; facilitates instit...
- Strengthening local capacity for disaster risk reduction: a Red Cross pilot project in Nicaragua
- International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2008
- This two-page briefing describes a pilot initiative on climate change and disaster risk reduction supported by the Netherlands Red Cross in Nicaragua. The project aims at strengthening the Nicaraguan Red Cross’s capacity to carry...
- A preventive approach to managing water and sanitation services facing natural disasters
- P. McIntyre (ed) / IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, 2008
- This guide provides updated information for professionals, agencies, and authorities in the health, drinking water and sanitation sectors on alternatives for strategic interventions to combat risks inherent in drinking water and s...
- To promote the Paris declaration's principles donors need to understand the political economy
- N.-S. Schulz; C. Pinede / Fride, 2008
- Using the example of Nicaragua, this case study explores the application of the Paris declaration on harmonisation, alignment and managing aid for results. Once favoured by donors, Nicaragua has opted for firm governmental ownership and a h...
- Designing social funds for government decentralisation
- Jean P. Faguet; Frank B. Wietzke / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
- Social funds and decentralised government are two distinct phenomena which are spreading rapidly throughout the developing world. The burning question is: can social funds, which have emerged in most countries as a highly centralised model,...
- Latin America and Caribbean representatives say donors must do more to fulfil Paris Declaration goals
- OECD Development Centre, 2006
- This document reports on a 2006 workshop held in Santa Cruz to discuss the implementation of the Paris Declaration commitments on harmonisation and alignment in Latin America and the Caribbean. The workshop was attended by representatives o...
- Should donors give aid to developing country budgets?
- Stephen Lister; Rebecca Carter / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
- As donors seek to improve the effectiveness of aid, they have turned to delivering aid directly to developing country budgets. General budget support funds are used by recipient governments according to their own priorities. It is too early...