Key BPD documents on the role of NGOs and communities
Community engagement can be a vague concept. Use these tools to map out what it really means in a partnership context.
How can community-focused approaches scale up and develop ownership within government? Read about one NGO’s experience in Tanzania.
Education and awareness through partnership
What can utilities learn from NGOs about education and awareness activities within poor communities?
NGO workshop report
Viewpoints, experiences and recommendations from civil society representatives from eight multi-sector partnerships, brought together by BPD.
Local urban management models
Many NGOs have drawn inspiration from how rural communities are brought together over water supply and sanitation. Urban settings pose particular technical and institutional challenges and require a variety of locally-based management arrangements.
Bringing NGOs into a partnership arrangement can be challenging. Here we look at the pros and cons of contracting in NGO support.
Benefits of partnership to civil society
A short overview of some of the main benefits (and challenges) of multi-sector partnerships for civil society bodies.
Stakeholder engagement in partnerships
An overview exploring the meaning of "stakeholder engagement" in relation to partnerships and related discussion tools.