How We Set Up a Network of Partners to Achieve Greater Influence

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31 May 2016

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This paper examines how networking and networks can be used as a tool to develop partnerships. This analysis aims to answer several key questions, such as: 'Why is networking important?' 'How will networking impact the development of projects and activities?'

Partnering for Impact series

To do the work it does, Oxfam works closely with partners at all stages of the programme, in all kind of contexts: humanitarian, influencing, development, etc. But what does it mean for our staff? Each day brings new challenges and opportunities, so how do they do it? Following a reflective and productive writeshop, this Partnering for Impact series was developed to share and explore learning from experienced practitioners about what it takes to 'work well in partnership'.