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Uncharted territories : geographical choices of aid agencies


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Abstract: Non-governmental development organizations are expected to focus on countries with poor governance. The figures show that NGDOs spend relatively more money in countries with moderately good governance than in those with bad governance. While they do tend to focus more than bilateral donors on poor countries, they make some curious geographical choices. It seems that they too have their ‘donor darlings’: they prefer Costa Rica to Cuba, Ghana to Togo, and Georgia to Azerbaijan.
Authors: Koch, D.-J.
Category: Policy
End Page: 12
Serial number: 3
ISSN: 1874-2033
Journal: The Broker
Keywords: non-governmental organizations , development policy , poverty
Language: eng
Organization: The Broker
Year: 2007
Right: © 2007 IDP. This article has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported license.
Subject: Development Cooperation General
Start Page: 9
Title: Uncharted territories : geographical choices of aid agencies