For democracy support to make meaningful sense, therefore, donors should balance their interests with those of the populations of the recipient countries. In many recipient countries, some real political issues are ignored by donors. In Botswana, for instance, donors are mute on the need for constitutional reform.
Response to - Dodsworth, S. and Cheeseman, N. (2018), Ten Challenges in Democracy Support – and How to Overcome them. Global Policy, 9(3), pp. 301–312.