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5 billion. Social funds support small-scale projects proposed by governments, NGOs, or community groups. The chapter presents the evaluation approach inspired by Carol Weiss as it has been used by the Operations Evaluation Department of the World Bank to assess social fund projects. ” Empirical data collection can then reveal step-by-step whether the anticipated causal links have actually materialized. The methodology entails using a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods. It is particularly useful if there is a lack of solid data on impacts.
The remainder of this chapter will focus on the conceptual basis for rethinking policy on poverty and seek to spell out the design of a policy agenda that may be directed to eradicate rather than just alleviate poverty. The Structural Dimensions of Poverty The assumptions underlying this structuralist perspective on poverty recognizes that neither targeting of development resources to the poor nor the promotion of growth are likely to resolve the problem of poverty. The poor are embedded in certain inherited structural arrangements such as insufficient access to productive assets as well as human resources, unequal capacity to participate in both domestic and global markets, and undemocratic access to political power.
The World Bank has in fact not succeeded in developing a coherent model that links governance reforms with the original SAR (Akash and Sobhan, 2005). Nor is there any indication 38 REHMAN SOBHAN that the DCs are being encouraged to assume a genuine ownership over their policy reforms including the design of their PRSPs. We are yet to see evidence from any DC of the possibility of a reform program or PRSP that is at variance with the policy priorities of the BWI being accepted for financial support by the aid consortiums that support particular DCs.
Aid Impact and Poverty Reduction by Steen Folke, Henrik Nielsen (eds.)