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Post-Busan partnership in the Pacific? An analysis of donor–NGO relations

Moloney, K.ORCID: 0000-0002-2024-3339 (2019) Post-Busan partnership in the Pacific? An analysis of donor–NGO relations. The Pacific Review . In Press.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1080/09512748.2019.1569713
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Abstract

This paper explores the possibility of a partnership between foreign aid donors and South Pacific NGOs. This partnership focus emerged out of the 2011 Busan Outcome Document. Drawing on 51 interviews of donors and Pacific-created NGOs in four countries (Fiji, Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu), this paper finds limited donor–NGO partnership. Reasons include insufficient donor interest in a partnership, capacity and accountability concerns for Pacific NGOs, and scarce core funding. While global agreements to encourage partnership are important components of development effectiveness discussions, donor–NGO partnership is not yet possible within the Pacific context.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: Asia Research Centre
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Copyright: 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/43575
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