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Decentralisation and NGOs dollars in 1993 (in 1970 US dollars)(Riddell and Robinson, 1995) Major donor countries in the OECD have allocated an increasing fraction of their ofFcial development assistance to NGOs for use in NGO-initiated activities: this rose from 0.7% in 1975 to 3.6% in 1985 (OECD, 1987) World Bank and a number of multilateral and bilateral agencies have began to collaborate with NGOs both in terms of Fnancing as well as project im- plementation. In 1973, only 6% of World Bank projects had some degree of NGO involvement, whereas in 1993 this share has risen to 30%. There are more than 50,000 NGOs working at the grass-roots level in developing countries whose activities have affected the lives of 250 million individu- als (UNDP, 1993). Partnerships between State, Private and NGO Actors New dimension in the analysis of public policy to reduce poverty (i) private (ii) public (iii) NGOs There has been a rapid blurring of the boundaries of the state. We would like to look at what the comparative advantage is of each of
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