Dealing with Corruption

February 2011 | The Listening Project

Suggested Citation: The Listening Project. Dealing with Corruption. Cambridge, MA: CDA Collaborative Learning Projects, 2011.

Many people shared their insights on why they thought that corruption is prevalent in aid efforts and gave suggestions for what aid agencies can do to limit corrupt practices and to prevent their resources from being wasted or mismanaged.

When analyzing how people described corruption in aid efforts, there are three key questions we addressed:  What do people see as corruption? Who do they perceive to be corrupt? And, how would people like donors and aid providers to combat corruption?