Publication date: June 2009
Development co-operation donors want to see more partner country ownership, greater use of partner country systems, and work better together. This involves decentralising responsibility, concentrating efforts, managing for results, creating new systems, changing staff profiles, and building capacity in donor and partner countries.
this publication (pdf, 3.98 MB)
This book outlines what individual donors are doing to fulfil their development co-operation ambitions and their part of the international agreements – reached in Paris in 2005 (Paris Declaration) and Accra in 2008 (Accra Agenda for Action) – to make aid more effective.
Related documents include:
Managing Aid: Taking a Look at Donor Practices (pdf, 154.7 kB), DAC seminar, May 2009
Comparison of Management Systems for Development Co-operation in OECD DAC Members (pdf, 571.7 kB), June 1999
Subscribers can purchase hard copies via the OECD iLibrary.
Lessons on managing aid
DAC Guidelines and Reference Series
Better Aid series