Capacity Development in Responsible Transitions
Capacity development has taken many forms throughout the case studies documented by the SAS project. In some cases, it included skill development through professional development and training workshops. In others, it involved team building or personal development (confidence building, empowerment). Whatever shape it takes, change and growth of individual knowledge and skills for individuals, organizations, and communities are at the core of capacity development.
In order to make sense of how capacity development impacts responsible transitions, this Issue Paper will discuss language, analyze the case study evidence, discuss power dynamics, and conclude with considerations for INGOs supporting local and national partners’ and staff capacities during and after a transition.