Innovation, solidarity and South-South Learning: the role of civil society from middle-income countries in effective development cooperation

Published on 1 April 2015

Civil society organisations (CSOs) from
middle-income countries can play multiple
strategically important roles in effective
development cooperation. Beyond
demanding transparency and accountability around
the aid that their own countries still receive,
they can add signifi cant value to development
cooperation provided to other countries. They
have been key actors – alongside government and
businesses – in developing innovative practices which
have immense potential to contribute to the global
struggle against poverty. In some cases, they have
considerable experience of sharing these practices
and influencing their integration into policies
internationally as well as at home.

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published by
Institute of Development Studies


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