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Acountability for empowerment: Dilemmas facing non-governmental organisations

Kilby, Patrick


A recurring theme in modern development discourse is the role that Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) play in providing mechanisms for strengthening civil society and with it local governance to lift marginalised communities in developing countries out of poverty through empowerment. Empowerment can result in the greater participation of the poor and marginalised in the economic, social, and civic domains within their communities. NGOs are seen to be ideally placed to perform this task,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Crawford School of Public Policy
Date published: 2004
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: World Development
DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2005.11.009
Access Rights: Open Access


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