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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2006Around the world, new spaces and opportunities are emerging for citizen engagement in policy and governance processes. Yet opportunities for participation do not automatically translate into spaces for change. Much depends on the power dynamics that surround and infuse them, shaping who participates, where and with what result.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016Ten years on from the landmark 2006 edition of the IDS Bulletin that brought us the ‘powercube’ – a practical approach to power analysis that offered a way of confronting its complexity – we return to the question of how to analyse and act on power in development.DocumentInternational Development Research Centre, 2016This series of case studies emerged from an action-research project entitled Developing Evaluation and Communication Capacity in Information Society Research (DECI-2). The predecessor DECI-1 project focused only on evaluation mentoring in Asia.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2006Concepts and methods of ‘participation’ are used increasingly throughout the world in shaping policy and in delivering services. These participatory approaches throw new light on the complex interactions within and between society and state institutions at local, national and global levels.DocumentThe WorldFish Center, 2014This brief provides an overview of the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system of the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) and describes how the M&E system is designed to support the program to achieve its goals. The AAS program aims to improve the lives of 22 million people dependent upon aquatic agricultural systems by 2024 through research in development.OrganisationThe Winston Churchill Memorial Trust was created by legislation in 1965 as a living memorial, with funds from both the New Zealand government and the public.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014This report synthesises learning from these audits and is part of a larger project that focuses on understanding the links between sexuality, gender plurality and poverty with the aim of improving socioeconomic policy and programming to support people marginalised because of their sexuality.DocumentUnited Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2017Energy subsidy reform is critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and tackling climate change. This paper sets out the evidence on the scale of subsidies and their impact. It then reviews the actions of donors in encouraging and supporting energy subsidy reforms.Document
Seeing political settlements through the city: A framework for comparative analysis of urban transformationWiley Online Library, 2018This article presents a new analytical framework for studying cities in the developing world based on the ‘political settlements’ approach. This has a dual purpose: to enrich comparative urban research by bringing new theoretical ideas to bear on this field, but also to use capital cities as a lens to better understand national political settlements.DocumentArnold Bergstraesser Institut, 2017Do peace agreements generate socio-economic peace dividends for citizens in post-war countries? While much research has focused on the elite level implications of peace agreements for the survival of peace, little is known about the micro-level, redistributive effects of peace agreements.