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.
This project is a collaborative assessment of the impact of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)'s work on climate change, focused on global, national and sub-national approaches to promoting a reduction in emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+).
The Overseas Development Institute is working together with Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) in Norway and SIPU in Sweden, on an evaluation of Norwegian Development Cooperation support to Women's Rights and Gender Equality. The purpose of this project is to undertake an evaluation of Norway’s support to women’s and girls’ rights and gender equality in development cooperation during the period 2007-2013.
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.
The MasterCard Foundation Economic Opportunities for Youth (EOY) programme aims to improve the capacity of hundreds of thousands of young men and women in Ghana and Uganda to access jobs, grow their businesses and access finance in order to expand opportunities available to them.
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.