Context and Position in a Systemic Approach to Capacity Development
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This article discusses a process of facilitating capacity development in the Africa Adapt network using a systemic approach. The author reflects on the extent to which the context of Africa Adapt enabled a systemic approach, and how the practice of facilitating capacity development in this context differed from the theory on which it was based. The article argues that a systemic approach to facilitating capacity development has been enabled by the complicated context of Africa Adapt. However, the approach would have been strengthened by ensuring a more dynamic understanding of the system, and a more explicit acknowledgement of the positional power of capacity development facilitators within this context.
CitationJackson, C. (2010) Context and Position in a Systemic Approach to Capacity Development. IDS Bulletin 41(3): 100-107
Is part of seriesIDS Bulletin Vol. 41 Nos. 3
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