Through strategic research and advisory support, we work with policy-makers and practitioners as they seek to 'do development differently'. Doing problem-driven development We look at DFID's 'Economic Policy Incubator' programme in Nepal, a good example of doing PDIA in practice. Read the reportBlog Thinking and working politically in Somalia: a case study on the Somalia Stability Fund New ODI and TWP research discusses what works in practice when taking a politically smart approach to stabilisation and conflict-prevention. Case studyBlog The Global Learning for Adaptive Management initiative (GLAM) GLAM is a four-year project funded by DFID and USAID to actively identify, operationalise and promote rigorous evidence-based approaches to adaptive management. Explore the project Want to do development differently? Using over 40 case studies, this document aims to be an entry point for anyone interested in doing development differently. How DFID is doing development differently New research assesses UK Department for International Development's progress towards a more 'adaptive' approach. Read the reportBlogDFID Minister Rory Stewart discusses governance policy The politics of the results agenda in DFID This paper analyses the history of results agenda in DFID: how and why it emerged, and the influence of politics. Read the reportWatch the eventA timeline of DFID Staff Leni Wild Director of Global Learning for Adaptive Management (GLAM) Anne Buffardi Senior Research Fellow Nilima Gulrajani Senior Research Fellow Tiina Pasanen Research Fellow Joseph Wales Research Fellow Ed Laws Senior Research Officer Samuel Sharp Research Officer David Booth Senior Research Associate Ben Ramalingam Research Associate Jessica Price Programme Development Manager George Richards Communciations Officer Publications Thinking and working with political settlements: the case of Tanzania Learning to make a difference: Christian Aid Ireland’s adaptive programme management in governance, gender, peace building and human rights Building a global learning alliance on adaptive management Thinking and working politically in Somalia: a case study on the Somalia Stability Fund Merging development agencies: making the right choice Making good on donors’ desire to 'do development differently' The politics of the results agenda in DFID: 1997-2017 Governance for growth in Vanuatu: review of a decade of thinking and working politically Bilateral donors and the age of the national interest: what prospects for challenge by development agencies? Five steps to smarter multi-bi aid: a new way forward for earmarked finance Comment Tiina Pasanen Why we should be accountable for learning – and where to start Ed Laws Working in fragile states: learning from the Somalia Stability Fund David Booth Doing problem-driven development: four lessons from Nepal Tiina Pasanen 2018: time to update the DAC evaluation criteria? Tiina Pasanen Monitoring and evaluation: five reality checks for adaptive management Aoife McCullough Legitimacy: the dark matter of international development Anne Buffardi, Tiina Pasanen Measuring development impact isn't just technical, it's political Tiina Pasanen Are your impact evaluations missing this important first step? Leni Wild and David Booth Doing development differently: breaking the glass ceiling Leni Wild Adapting development: why it matters and 3 ways to do it 19 JanMassimo Diana🌍 Context focus 👥 User led 🤝 Iterative 🎲 Opportunity based #GLAM #adaptdev #globaldev HT @AlbertoLizzi https://t.co/yLhJK1019U18 JanArnaldo PelliniCan we think differently about education in modern times? Education as politics? #socraticdialogue @BurningQ2019 #adaptdev17 JanCharlotte ØrnemarkRT @kmetell: Can local problem-solving lead to better partnership? @coernemark asks pertinent Q #GDI4U #pdia #adaptdev https://t.co/O3tqn88…17 JanNiels KeijzerRT @kmetell: Can local problem-solving lead to better partnership? @coernemark asks pertinent Q #GDI4U #pdia #adaptdev https://t.co/O3tqn88…17 JanKarin Metell CuevaCan local problem-solving lead to better partnership? @coernemark asks pertinent Q #GDI4U #pdia #adaptdev https://t.co/O3tqn885dZ17 JanEd H-BRT @hellobrink: ⚡Wanted: Innovation Manager for our Frontier Tech Hub⚡ Making new year resolutions already? Want to do something meaningfu…17 Jandavid wikingRT @kmetell: .@DavidWiking @Sida on trust based management and local ownership as means for #adaptdev @Doingdevdiff @giz_gmbh https://t.co/…17 JanAnkit ChhabraRT @pedropm_ids: "We should worry less about grand adaptive frameworks and focus on establishing sets of ‘simplest tools and practices’ tha…17 JanKarin Metell Cueva.@DavidWiking @Sida on trust based management and local ownership as means for #adaptdev @Doingdevdiff @giz_gmbh https://t.co/w0hHoIvYE817 JanArnaldo PelliniIs there a risk that assessments of education systems become the goal rather than a mean to identify problems and t… https://t.co/r5kJIufXrF16 JanPetrarca KaretjiRT @ArnaldoPellini: Which one is yours? Newtonian and Complexity paradigms in international development, from Robert Chambers' latest book:…16 JanNanlop OgburekeRT @ChristianAidIrl: Speaking at our seminar on adaptive programming are Grainne Kilcullen of @caid_research & @DavidBoothODI from @ODIdev.…16 JanBondRT @ChristianAidIrl: Speaking at our seminar on adaptive programming are Grainne Kilcullen of @caid_research & @DavidBoothODI from @ODIdev.…16 JanAlix TiernanRT @ChristianAidIrl: Speaking at our seminar on adaptive programming are Grainne Kilcullen of @caid_research & @DavidBoothODI from @ODIdev.…16 JanSean FureyRT @fp2p: .@alanhudson1 of @GlobalIntegrity is sharing his 1000-strong library of articles on #adaptdev, open government, systems, complexi… Events 16 November #AdaptDev workshop 3: value for money and adaptive management 16 July #AdaptDev workshop 2: Managing the donor-implementer relationship 24 May #AdaptDev workshop: organisational culture for learning and adaptation 11 September DFID at 20: what have we learned, and where next? 17 November Doing development differently: two years on, what are we learning? 27 April Doing development differently: Philippines workshop 02 April Doing development differently: can it be managed? 22 October Doing development differently: Harvard workshop Multimedia Timeline｜DFID at 20: what have we learned, and where next? What do those new to ‘doing development differently’ need to know? How do we know if we are 'doing development differently'? What does ‘doing development differently’ really mean? Doing development differently: what should change? How is 'doing development differently' evolving? Adapting development: how local reformers revolutionised land rights in the Philippines Adapting development: improving services to the poor Doing development differently: rising to the challenge Doing development differently: what does it look like?