…the aid industry turns fundamentally political processes of social and institutional change into projects – which are in turn cloaked in value-neutral technocracy. The problems become ones of limited equipment or resources, insufficient knowledge, weak coordination, poor monitoring, and so on, rather than about power, incentives and interests.
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The budget is the skeleton of the state
‘The budget is the skeleton of the state stripped of all misleading ideologies’ – great quote, from the International Budget Partnership, via Oxfam’s Duncan Green. Or,… Read more “The budget is the skeleton of the state”
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