This paper draws on a review of previous literature and recent research relevant to the ‘country ownership’ issue for how aid should be used in developing countries. Paris/Accra aid-effectiveness agenda. Section 3 makes the case for addressing the politics of ownership more directly, distinguishing among the possible institutional impacts of aid-funded programmes. Section 4 discusses briefly what this means for the organisation and politics aid. Section 5 concludes.
Booth, D. Aid effectiveness: bringing country ownership (and politics) back in. Overseas Development Institute, London, UK (2011) 24 pp. [ODI Working Paper 336]