Capacity for Development: New Solutions to Old Problems

Capacity for Development: New Solutions to Old Problems

by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1853839248

ISBN-13: 9781853839245

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Leading experts consider how development programs can increase the levels of knowledge, skill, technical know-how and productive capacity of populations in the South. The volume is organized into three parts on ownership, institutional capital and knowledge networks. They explore the participatory empowerment that builds capacity, a framework enabling social forces to

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Leading experts consider how development programs can increase the levels of knowledge, skill, technical know-how and productive capacity of populations in the South. The volume is organized into three parts on ownership, institutional capital and knowledge networks. They explore the participatory empowerment that builds capacity, a framework enabling social forces to contribute, and a new paradigm of knowledge in the network age. The result shows how, in future productivity, capacity development through technical cooperation can be successfully pursued.Contributors include Sunil Chako, Steve Denning, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Ruth Hill, Sanjay Lall, Carlos Lopes, Khalid Malik, Thandika Mkandawire, Raj Panday, and Joseph Stiglitz.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853839245
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Edition description:
1
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
7.02(w) x 10.42(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Editors' acknowledgmentsix
Overview: Institutional innovations for capacity development1
Part 1Capacity and development
1.1Towards a normative framework: Technical cooperation, capacities and development23
1.2Autonomy-respecting assistance: Towards new strategies for capacity-building and development assistance43
1.3Technical cooperation and institutional capacity-building for development: Back to the basics61
1.4Civic engagement and development: Introducing the issues85
1.5Social capital and industrial transformation101
Part 2Ownership
2.1Should we mind the gap?121
2.2Incentives, governance and capacity development in Africa147
2.3Power, networks and ideology in the field of development169
Part 3Knowledge: "Scan globally, reinvent locally"
3.1The network age: Creating new models of technical cooperation185
3.2Integrating local and global knowledge, technology and production systems: Challenges for technical cooperation203
3.3Technical cooperation and knowledge networks229
3.4Developments in private sector knowledge-based entrepreneurship in the South247
3.5Knowledge of technology and the technology of knowledge: New strategies for development271
About the authors281

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