Reconsidering the Relationship between the State, Donors, and NGOs in Bangladesh

  title={Reconsidering the Relationship between the State, Donors, and NGOs in Bangladesh},
  author={Charles H. Kennedy},
  journal={The Pakistan Development Review},
  • C. H. Kennedy
  • Published 1 December 1999
  • Political Science
  • The Pakistan Development Review
The growth in size and significance of NGOs and particularly of Grameen Bank and the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) in Bangladesh challenges the idealtypical relationship between the state, donors and NGOs. Such an ideal envisions a clear demarcation of roles in which NGOs compete with other NGOs for resources from the state and/or donors and one in which NGO activities and programmes are regulated or held accountable by their respective funding sources. The emergence of large… 

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