Absorptive Capacity in the Security and Justice Sectors
Assessing Obstacles to Success in the Donor-Recipient Relationship
Lamb, Robert D.
|Series title:||CSIS Reports|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Center for Strategic & International Studies|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $39.00|
| Book Description: |
In development, stabilization, and peace building, donors increasingly recognize the importance of being sensitive to the local contexts of their efforts. Yet the use of "blueprints" remains widespread. Even when standard approaches are modified for particular aid partners, there often remains a poor fit between donor efforts and local conditions. When recipients cannot absorb the aid and attention they are offered, the common response is "capacity building."