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Which aid targets poor at the sub-national level?

While there is a greater understanding of aid-targeting at a national level, studies on the sub-national targeting of foreign aid in recipient nations are limited but growing. Significant caveats persist in our understanding of aid allocation patterns of bilateral, multilateral, International Nongovernmental Organizations (INGO), and Nongovernmental Organizations (NGO) aid within the recipient nations. This study …

Between Rhetoric and Action

This research analyzes the factors that determine the placement of development NGOs in Nepal through the examination of the placement data of 39,606 NGOs. Using multivariate ordinary least squares, this investigation demonstrates that the location of an NGO is determined by: level of community needs, resource availability, and the level of political engagement. NGOs are in …

Thailand’s amazing March 24 elections: From the eyes of an international observer

Soon after the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) received accreditation from the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT), this author was invited to join the network’s election observation mission (EOM) as an official international observer. Coming from Nepal, a country which has experienced significant political upheavals over the past 13 years—including the end of a …

Determinants of internal organizational governance practices: Evidence from civil society organizations in Thailand

In the literature of civil society organizations (CSOs), concept of “governance” has two broad research fields: one focuses on “external governance” and seeks to identify how CSOs are contributing to make the state mechanisms accountable, while the second one deals with “internal” governance of the CSOs and focuses more on the role of the board …