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Dependence and Autonomy: Conditions of Possibility for Nigerien Ownership in the Water Sector

Författare och institution:
Stina Hansson (Institutionen för globala studier)
Publicerad i:
Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 9 ( 2 ) s. 256-277
ISSN:
1750-2977
Publikationstyp:
Artikel, refereegranskad vetenskaplig
Publiceringsår:
2015
Språk:
engelska
Fulltextlänk:
Sammanfattning (abstract):
In order for development assistance to contribute to sustainable reform it is considered necessary for recipient states to become owners of and assume leadership over their own policies and strategies. Based on state–agent narratives and participation in ministry–donor negotiation meetings and workshops, this paper investigates the process of achieving Nigerien ownership in the water sector through the implementation of the programme approach. Against the backdrop of new mechanisms of aid and promises for the future, the article shows how Nigerien ownership in the water sector is imagined as the ability to act, which requires the close presence of donors rather than autonomous decision-making. At the same time, the promise of agency creates a space for negotiation of the role of the state that may or may not be utilized.
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Nyckelord:
ownership, water services, Niger, institutional reform, programme approach, narratives
Postens nummer:
235645
Posten skapad:
2016-04-29 15:29
Posten ändrad:
2016-05-06 13:46

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