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The Aid Relationship in Afghanistan: Struggling for Government Leadership

This case study explores how, during the transitional years of 2001 to 2006, Afghan authorities shaped their ‘aid relationship’ with the international community. It describes the strategies, frameworks, policies and systems to manage aid that the Afghan authorities and donors adapted or invented. It assesses those initiatives’ impact on domestic and donor policy, identifying the main drivers and constraints on domestic policy, and develops a wider set of recommendations.