In such an uncertain world, there is a premium on evidence-based research that offers practical solutions to real problems. As one of the world’s leading think tanks on development, ODI is primed to inform and influence the policies, practices and public debates that are needed so urgently at this watershed moment. Our challenge is to find solutions to international problems while engaging with national policy-makers and other actors in developing countries.
In short, we need to think globally and engage locally.
This report outlines our 2013–2014 impact on our five strategic priorities, building on a combination of research, advice, convening and communication.