In light of growing demand from staff of donor agencies for examples of what 'thinking and working politically' entails in practice, this project aims to collect and share examples of where better outcomes have been achieved by adopting a politically smart, locally led approach.
The Mental Health Innovation Network aims to review and promote knowledge and emerging evidence on mental health policy across the developing world. This project supports the Network to understand the challenges and opportunities of mental health as a policy issue, review appropriate policy engagement strategies and extract lessons from the experiences of network members.
This project aims to analyse the interactions between the process of urbanisation and land tenure arrangements, land governance and tenure security in peri-urban areas, particularly in smaller urban centres, looking particularly at recent experience in Ghana and Tanzania.
Millions of children are subjected to abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence daily. Funded by ChildFund Alliance, the ODI Social Development team is carrying out research to obtain a more robust evidence base on the costs of failing to address violence against children.
The aim of this research project is to assess the evidence on women’s voice and leadership in decision making and, on the basis of this evidence review, to provide lessons in relation to development policy and operations to strengthen women’s voice and leadership in decision making.