Development in the Wadi R - Development in the Wadi Rum?...

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Development in the Wadi Rum? State Bureaucracy, External Funders and Civil Society By Laurie Brand I. Article seeks to highlight the diverse nature of the problems and possibilities that NGOs, may face in the context of a national push for economic development. A. Evidence used: Tourism related projects in the Wadi Rum, in the south of Jordan in the 1990s. 1. Wadi Rum story illustrates the complex nature of state, external funder, and civil society institutions' relations and makes clear the need for context sensitive assessments of the role and potential for civil society in promoting more effective, transparent and locally beneficial development policies. II. Wadi Rum Reserve is a beautiful desert landscape. The government wanted to include it in an area of protected areas. A. Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN) had the responsibility. RSCN not state org but founded by the elite III. Tourism began to increase to the area. A.
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2008 for the course GOVT 3313 taught by Professor Patel,david during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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