Olav Stokke's Aid and Political Conditionality PDF

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By Olav Stokke

ISBN-10: 0714646407

ISBN-13: 9780714646404

International relief has more and more turn into topic to political conditionality. within the Eighties a few associations made reduction established upon the recipient international locations' financial coverage reforms. industry liberalisation was once the first device and goal. within the Nineteen Nineties such conditionality used to be introduced one step additional; reduction used to be now associated with political reforms, affecting recipient nations' governing platforms, requiring democracy, human rights and 'good governance'. This quantity seems at those advancements and considers the conditionality regulations of numerous eu reduction donors. Such guidelines also are thought of from recipient views, either from the 3rd global and Russia, and the problem is usually thought of from a ancient standpoint.

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However, ex p o st conditionality may presuppose that certain standards have been met in the re­ cipient govemment’s previous performance or even a tacit ex ante commitment to this end. Ex p o st conditionality implies an explicit understanding by both parties that continued aid (volume and form) at somtfu tu re point in time vvill be dependent on the re­ cipient govemment’s performance vis-ä-vis certain standards in the meantime, as assessed by the donor govemment (or the international agency) involved.

5) Financial conditions also apply; a basic distinction is between grants and credits, but also the terms of credits matter. Other condi­ tions in this category include the financing of local costs, the financing of maintenance and recurrent costs and procurement tying. Thus a donor quite frequently declares interest in supporting a project only if a particular type of technology (available in the donor country) is used in implementing it. (6) Administrative conditions also apply, involving procedures for the transfer of resources, accounting, reporting, evaluation, privileges enjoyed by technical co-operation personnel and project/programmerelated imports, etc.

For a discussion of the core concepts involved, with the stated objective to develop the concept of governance for use in comparative political analysis, see Hyden [1992]. ‘Governance’ refers to the management of regime rela­ tions, that is the rules that set the framework for the conduct of politics; defined in this way, it does not imply, as ‘govemment’ does, that real political authority is vested in the formal-legal institutions o f the state. 20. In 1991, the IMF included low-level military spending as an objective (since military spending may compete with spending for development purposes); later, multilateral and some bilateral donors adopted the same policy, among others Ger­ many [Waller, this volume], Norway [Stokke, this volume] and Switzerland [Förster, this volume].

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