Working with Civil Society in Foreign Aid

Working with Civil Society in Foreign Aid

September 25, 2013

The E-book “Working with Civil Society in Foreign Aid – Possibilities for South-South Cooperation?” reviews different roles, experiences, and lessons learned from working with civil society in development cooperation. It compares and analyses common themes and good practices from numerous aid-providing countries. It also puts forth potential issues and questions for consideration regarding future engagement with civil society under the framework of South-South cooperation. 

The book is structured into two sections: the first collates lessons learned from DAC donors and South–South aid-providers, including their experiences in working with CSOs as part of their foreign aid strategy. The second part is a collection of detailed case studies that offers country-specific, in-depth knowledge on engaging with CSOs. Countries featured in the case studies include: Australia, Brazil, Sweden, Turkey, the United States, and other South–South aid-providers. Also featured is a case study on working with international NGOs. The book concludes with an extensive annotated bibliography on the different roles of civil society.

To read the book online, click here.

Document Type
Regions and Countries