#DOING DEVELOPMENT DIFFERENTLY

Moving targets and going in circles

My procrastination has paid off. I have been meaning to write a short blog about one of the final knowledge pieces to come out of the SAVI programme (for more information have a look at SAVI’s website) in Nigeria, now that the programme has finished.

I was aiming to blog about a paper we have published, reflecting on what we have learnt about doing M&E in a …

The ‘almost revolution’ of thinking and working politically

Last week, I had the opportunity to spend a couple of stimulating hours with colleagues at ODI discussing where we have got to with the “almost revolution” of thinking and working politically, and where we need to go from here.  The discussion with policy-makers (DFID), practitioners and researchers was held to reflect on the experience presented in David Booth …

Reflections on an Expert Roundtable on Results-Based Payments

This week, Itad organised and hosted an Expert Roundtable as part of its ongoing assignment for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) looking at results-based payments in the area of governance.

Participants represented the Department for International Development (DFID), the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), …