Uncertain Power: The Changing Role of Official Donors in Humanitarian Action

Research reports and studies
December 2002
Joanna Macrae, Sarah Collinson, Margie Buchanan-Smith, Nicola Reindorp, Anna Schmidt, Tasneem Mowjee and Adele Harmer

This report documents the findings of a study on the changing role of donor governments in the management of humanitarian assistance. It describes the changes that have been subsumed under the label of 'bilateralism'; identifies the implications; and proposes an agenda for 'good donorship'.

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