This book deals with problems encountered by agencies, managers, and technicians who try to implement large-scale development projects. The discussion covers the implementation problems associated with projects sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the World Bank.
1. Coping with Political, Economic, Environmental, and Institutional Constraints 2. Dealing with Institutional and Organizational Realities 3. Personnel Constraints 4. Technical Assistance Shortcomings 5. Decentralization and Participation: Concepts in Need of Implementation Strategies 6. Timing 7. Ineffective Information Systems 8. Differing Agendas 9. Sustaining Project Benefits