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Capacity-Building: An Approach to People-Centred Development

By: Deborah Eade

226 pages, Illus


Paperback | Dec 1997 | #67249 | ISBN: 0855983663
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Considers specific and practical ways in which NGOs can contribute to enabling people to build on the capacities they already possess. It reviews the types of social organisation with which NGOs might consider working, and the provision of training in a variety of relevant skills and activities.

Capacity Building makes highly interesting reading for all those involved in development cooperation. It challenges the reader and forces one to answer some pertinent questions. I recommend it. Development Cooperation


Acknowledgements; Preface; 1.Introduction; 2.Capacitity-building: where has it come from; 3.What is capacity-building?; 4.Whose capacities?; 5.Investing in people; 6.Investing in organisations; 7.Investing in networks; Building capacity in crisis; Building the capacities of others: questions for donors; Notes; References

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