Results-based trust

When development initiatives comprehensively (and thus effectively) address people’s needs, people are given new reasons to transcend discriminatory barriers (incentives for cooperation): They find themselves partners of a joint project.

Initiatives that have operated over long periods in certain areas can use their results to build credibility and trust. This helps when setting up new initiatives.

Supporting donors or authorities will tend to cooperate with these to capitalize on the community trust that the initiative has already built.

Fostering results-based trust is related to strategies such as:


Advocacy capacity



Demonstrate scaled effect

See other related strategies at:

♣ Results-based trust