Policy Report

German Aid from a Partner Perspective

Date Published

Aug 1, 2016


Bradley C. Parks, Takaaki Masaki, Jörg Faust, Stefan Leiderer



Faust, J., Leiderer, L., Masaki, T., Parks, B. C. (2016). German Aid from a Partner Perspective: Experience-based Perceptions from AidData’s 2014 Reform Efforts Survey. Bonn, Germany: German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval).


This groundbreaking study evaluates the policy influence and performance of German agencies from the perspective of those receiving their advice. It is the first to analyze Germany’s official development assistance activities based on the experiences, observations, and opinions of decision-makers in the countries that German aid agencies seek to help.

Bradley C. Parks

Bradley C. Parks

Executive Director

Takaaki Masaki

Takaaki Masaki

Senior Research Analyst