The Partnering Toolbook

The Partnering Toolbook builds on the experience of those who have been at the forefront of innovative partnerships and offers a concise overview of the essential elements that make for effective partnering that helps advance the goal of an organization.

This publication is in three parts:

  • Part 1 is a short book that describes the generic partnering process from inception to conclusion.
  • Part 2 is in the form of ‘stand alone’ tools to enable practitioners to develop effective partnerships.
  • Part 3 includes more information about GAIN, the issues around food fortification and case studies selected to be locally appropriate for each of the different language versions.

Table of Contents:

  1. The Partnering Challenge
    • The Rationale For Partnering
    • Obstacles To Partnering
    • Key Partnering Principles
    • The Leadership Challenge
  2. Building Partnerships
    • Identifying Partners
    • Assessing Risks & Rewards
    • Resource Mapping
  3. Partnering Agreements
    • Securing Partner Commitment
    • Interest-Based Negotiation
    • Governance And Accountability
  4. Managing The Partnering Process
    • Partnering Roles
    • Partners As Leaders
    • Partnering Skills
    • Good Partnering Practice
  5. Delivering Successful Projects
    • Managing The Transition
    • Keeping To The Task
    • Reporting, Reviewing & Revising
  6. Sustaining Partnerships
    • Planning For The Longer-Term
    • Securing Greater Engagement
    • Building Institutional Capacity
  7. Successful Partnering
    • Defining Success
    • Sharing Good Experiences
    • Collaboration In A Competitive World

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