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November 24, 2009

Are CSOs the Missing Piece of the Puzzle?

by Keisha Taylor

Is the institutional role of CSOs in the aid effectiveness agenda truly recognised? Should donors and government provide a more enabling environment for CSOs to improve their efficiency? Shouldn’t CSOs be viewed as more than simply an avenue for the delivery of services? These are some of the questions addressed in the paper entitled “The  Missing Piece of the Puzzle: The institutional importance of CSOs in the development effectiveness agenda” as it seeks to explain why such information must be included in any analysis of development effectiveness.


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