Results 3 resources
Thinking and Working Politically: Learning from practice. Overview to Special IssueMcCulloch, N., & Piron, L.-H. - 2019 - Development Policy Review, 37(S1), O1–O15
Over the last 15 years, a set of ideas now referred to as “thinking and working politically” (TWP) has coalesced into a “second orthodoxy” about how to take context into account when implementing development interventions. This approach stresses the importance of obtaining a better understanding of the local context (“thinking politically”) in order to support local actors to bring about sustainable developmental change (“working politically”). However, the evidence base to justify this new...
Understanding Political Economy Analysis and Thinking and Working PoliticallyWhaites, A., Piron, L.-H., Menocal, A. R., & Teskey, G. - 2023 - FCDO and TWP CoP
This guide is adapted from work by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) with inputs from members of the Thinking and Working Politically Community of Practice (TWP CoP). It outlines how to understand and use a set of analytical tools that are collectively known as Political Economy Analysis (PEA). The guide aims to equip practitioners to act in an informed manner, given that development objectives are invariably politically complex, and entail engaging with...
Twenty years of UK governance programmes in Nigeria (p. 113)Piron, L.-H., Cummings, C., Williams, G., … Hadley, S. - 2021 - ODI
This Flagship report analyses 20 years of governance programmes in Nigeria funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) in the North-western states of Jigawa (since 2001), Kano (since 2005) and Kaduna (since 2006), as well as the North-eastern state of Yobe (since 2011). The report’s main research question is whether, how, under what conditions and for whom UK-funded state-level governance programmes in Nigeria...