Evaluation of Coordination and Complementarity of European Assistance to Local Development: with Reference to the 3C Principles of the Maastricht Treaty

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Joint Evaluation
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Robert N. Leblanc , Paul Beaulieu
This report presents the findings and recommendations resulting from a detailed analysis of the management of ODA coordination by EU donor agencies, with a focus on local development.The specific area covered by this mandate is the European donors’ track record for coordination and complementarity in support of local development. Given the large number of actors involved in this area (donors, NGOs, specialized agencies, twinning partners and recipient country organizations involved in local development, including those representing civil society), this evaluation report provides an in-depth look at the actual and perceived effects and impacts of coordination mechanisms in a field that is increasingly important to development efforts around the world.

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