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Shaping policy for development

An overview of Lagoro IDP camp in Kitgum District, northern Uganda, 20 May 2007. Manoocher Deghati/IRIN
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Emma Samman
Emma Samman

Emma Samman

Emma Samman joined ODI in October 2011. She has experience in analysis of multidimensional poverty and inequality, the human development approach, survey design and the use of subjective indicators to inform development policy. She has also worked on the socio-economic effects of market development and the effects of space (and segregation) upon wellbeing. She has field experience in Chile, Philippines, Tanzania and Viet Nam.

Prior to joining ODI, Emma has worked for the Human Development Report Office (UNDP), Institute of Development Studies (IDS, University of Sussex), Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), Trinity College (University of Dublin) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). She has also undertaken consultancy assignments for Agrifood Consulting International, Oxfam International, Twaweza Initiative, UNDP and UNICEF.


Flushing out the real issues in target setting

Opinion - Articles and blogs - 19 November 2013
'We can only take a more rounded view by using multiple lenses to look at progress. And we need this rounded view to measure not only the progress that has occurred but also to create the best possible incentives to spur greater progress still. The message of this year’s World Toilet Day is clear: sanitation cannot wait. We need to speed up, and to do that effectively, we need to get the targets, and the measurements, right.'