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Development entrepreneurship: how donors and leaders can foster institutional change

Development entrepreneurship: how donors and leaders can foster institutional change

Research reports and studies, December 2014
Jaime Faustino and David Booth
Various communities of practice have been established recently to advance the general idea of thinking and working politically in development agencies. This paper makes a contribution by describing the practice of what has been called development entrepreneurship and explaining some of the ideas from outside the field of development that have inspired it.
Services in the city: governance and political economy in urban service delivery

Services in the city: governance and political economy in urban service delivery

Research reports and studies, December 2014
Improving service delivery for the urban poor is an urgent priority. By 2030, the worldwide urban population is expected to grow by 1.4 billion people, with city and town dwellers accounting for 60% of the total world population. This discussion paper reviews literature on the political economy of four key urban services: solid waste management, water supply, transport, and urban health services.
Pathways to progress: a multi-level approach to strengthening health systems

Pathways to progress: a multi-level approach to strengthening health systems

Research reports and studies, December 2014
Fiona Samuels, Ana B. Amaya, Romina Rodríguez Pose and Dina Balabanova
This report comprises the findings of our health case studies released earlier this year, drawing out lessons for health policy-makers and implementers who are grappling with the challenges of strengthening health systems in low-resource settings. It is also of relevance to the post-2014 agenda, advancing workable solutions based on country experience.
The coordination of climate finance in the United Kingdom

The coordination of climate finance in the United Kingdom

Research reports and studies, December 2014
Brooke Flanagan, Future Climate
One in a series of five country case studies, this paper assesses the institutional arrangements for stakeholder engagement and coordination of climate finance in the United Kingdom.
The coordination of climate finance in Colombia

The coordination of climate finance in Colombia

Research reports and studies, December 2014
Marcella Jaramillo, E3G
One in a series of five country case studies, this paper assesses the institutional arrangements for stakeholder engagement and the coordination of climate finance in Colombia.

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