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This was a complicated operation. Requirements of foreign exchange had to be carefully matched with the sources from which it could be obtained. It was necessary to present a comprehensive picture each year of how projected expenditures were to be met and to revise this during the year when circumstances changed, as they often did. All this involved the preparation of comprehensive import programmes. An important element in making needs and resources meet and tie was the availability of foreign exchange directly under Bangladesh's own control, without restriction of use.
A common effort often carries the conviction that what is proposed must be right because it represents the view of others who are thought to be in a better position to judge, in this case the most active donor and chairman of the consortium, the World Bank. It was maintained that such considerations would work strongly to Bangladesh's advantage. Her need for assistance would be put forcibly to a receptive forum. Convinced believers in the desirability of helping Bangladesh would be able to bring their influence to bear and whip the laggards along with the ride.
The Process of Aid Negotiation The comprehensive framework in which aid requirements were articulated set the stage for a response by donors, but request and response did not follow in a clear cut time sequence. The dialogue was continuous; requests were formulated and responses received, some favourable, others not; discussions and negotiations were often protracted. There were several stages, from preliminary to final, in which requests for assistance were made. When it came to giving a foreign assistance agreement its final form, the donors were often closely involved in determining what was needed and what should be the mechanics and procedures of project implementation; it was necessary for Bangladesh to meet general and detailed donor standards and criteria, elaborated and agreed in the course of the preliminary discussions.
Aid and Influence: The Case of Bangladesh by Just Faaland