OPS 44. Measuring Success: Issues in Performance Measurement
In recent years, calls for greater accountability, concerns about quality, funding constraints and the development of a contract culture have […]
Praxis Paper 1. Capacity Building from a French Perspective
This Praxis Paper depicts how French NGOs perceive the notion of capacity building, and how they apply the concept in […]
OPS 40. Community Development in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
This paper documents fieldwork carried out in the republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan an Uzbekistan in 2003. It begins with an […]
ONTRAC 21. Autonomy or dependence: A false dilemma or the greatest crisis facing NGOs today?
On a recent visit to the UK’s National Council of Voluntary Organisations, what struck me about many of the books […]
OPS 24. Squaring the Urban Cycle: NGOs and Urban Poverty Alleviation in Addis Ababa
Tackling urban poverty is a complex and time-consuming task. Overstretched municipal bureaucracies, confused allocations of responsibilities between local authorities, para-statals […]
OPS 27. NGOs and the Private Sector: Potential for Partnerships?
Globalisation, the increasing multinational nature of business and electronic communication, has led to a parallel reduction in the powers of […]
OPS 14. The Relationship Between Official Agencies and NGOs: Bangladesh
This case study examines the impact of direct funding on the development of the non-governmental (NGO) sector in Bangladesh. In […]