Aid Relationships In Asia: A Study of Japanese and Nordic Aid in Asia

Hardcover | January 15, 2008

EditorAlf Morten Jerve, Yasatami Shimomura, Annette Skovsted Hansen

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This book brings fresh perspectives into the debate on aid effectiveness and aid relationships. Asia provides a varied picture with its combination of rapidly developing countries where aid plays a less central role such as China, Vietnam, and Thailand as well as more aid dependent countries such as Nepal, Sri Lanka and Mongolia.

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This book brings fresh perspectives into the debate on aid effectiveness and aid relationships. Asia provides a varied picture with its combination of rapidly developing countries where aid plays a less central role such as China, Vietnam, and Thailand as well as more aid dependent countries such as Nepal, Sri Lanka and Mongolia.

Alf Morten Jerve is Director at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway. Yasatami Shimomura is Professor at Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan. Annette Skovsted Hansen is Associate Professor at Aarhus University, Denmark.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.78 × 5.63 × 0.78 inPublished:January 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230004954

ISBN - 13:9780230004955

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PART 1: PARTNERSHIP AND OWNERSHIP IN AID: EXPLORING THE LINK * From Partnership to Ownership or the Other Way Round? Lessons from Japanese and Nordic Aid in Asia--A.M.Jerve, J.Koponen & A.S.Hansen * The Donor-Recipient Relationship in the Aid Effectiveness Debate--M.Nissanke * Ownership of What? Beyond National Poverty Strategies and Aid * Harmonization in the Case of Vietnam--I.Ohno & K.Ohno * PART 2: AID PARTNERSHIPS WHEN AID DOMINATES * Laos: Aid as an Intermediary in the Contestation of State Power--S.Roberts & H.Marcussen * Sri Lanka: Determinants of 'National Ownership'--A.M.Jerve, W.D.Lakshman & P.Ratnayake * Mongolia: Diffusion of Ownership and the Role of Foreign Consultants--L.Luvsanjamt & M.Söderberg * Nepal: Accommodating Political Instability--T.Fujikura, A.S.Hansen, J.Koponen & S.Sharma * PART 3: AID PARTNERSHIPS WHEN AID IS MARGINAL * China: Seed Money and a Window for Contacts--H.Liping & M.Söderberg * Thailand: In Pursuit of 'Graduation'--Y.Shimomura * Vietnam: Managing Donor Involvement in National Planning--L.T.Forsberg * Thailand: Ownership at the Local Level--E.Tasarika & S.Wajjwalku * Vietnam: Managing Donors at the Local Level--I.Norlund, V.M.Loi, T.D.Luan & D.B.Thuy * Vietnam: Negotiating Diverging Expectations--M.Hakkarainen & H.Katsui