What does an effective multilateral donor look like?

Briefing papers
March 2010
Cecilie Wathne, Edward Hedger

Recipients have their own views on who are the most effective multilateral donors, and feel that it is depth of commitment, responsiveness to country circumstances and support for recipient-driven policy that  are critical. This Project Briefing summarises findings from ODI research on recipient stakeholder perceptions of multilateral donor effectiveness. It draws on evidence from three separate studies, finding that recipients and donors agree, in general, on what makes aid effective, but some crucial differences in perspective remain.

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