Molenaers, Nadia and Jacobs, Bert and Dellepiane Avellaneda, Sebastian (2013) NGOs and aid fragmentation : the Belgian case. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations.Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
Aid fragmentation is considered a burden for recipient countries. NGOs as important channellers of official development assistance can contribute significantly to this fragmentation. This article is a first attempt to conceptualize and measure NGO aid fragmentation while identifying the complex set of (contradictory) incentive structures. The Belgian case, with its multi-ethnic, multi-linguistic setting, and multi-layered government structures is a crucial case for showing the possible variety of factors which may influence fragmentation. The research finds that fighting aid fragmentation may prove a lot more difficult than suggested because, in the Belgian case, with its multiple incentive structures, fragmentation actually pays off for NGOs.
|Keywords:||aid fragmentation, aid effectiveness, civil society, Paris Declaration, Belgium, Political theory, Earth-Surface Processes, Geography, Planning and Development|
|Subjects:||Political Science > Political theory|
|Department:||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Government and Public Policy > Politics|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||05 Nov 2012 12:00|
|Last modified:||04 May 2016 22:47|