The goal of this event is to bring together Geneva-based negotiators and officials, international trade experts, representatives from donor agencies, and key actors from beneficiary countries so that they can review where the Aid for Trade initiative currently stands. This exchange of experiences will help inform discussions being held in the lead-up to the next Aid for Trade Global Review in 2013. Jodie Keane and Jakob Engel will present findings from the ODI Working Paper 'Increasing the effectiveness of Aid for Trade: the circumstances under which it works best'.
Inter-agency social protection financing workshop 2012 is a follow up to the 2011 Financing Social Protection Conference. The workshop aims to i) share and review progress on work on the key issues relating to financing social protection identified at the 2011 conference, ii) identify priority issues for future research, and iii) agree a work-plan for financing social protection issues which we will together incorporate into a joint project proposal for donor funding.
This expert meeting explored how to translate policy into practice in the justice and security sectors in fragile and conflict-affected states.
ODI's joint project with Agriculture for Impact, Firetail and the Glasshouse Partnership'Leaping and Learning: Taking Agricultural Successes to Scale' has focused on providing development partners with access to independent, evidence-based recommendations that set out practical policy options and approaches for scaling up smallholder agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa to ensure food and nutrition security and poverty reduction.
The workshop is designed to bring together different stakeholders – from development and humanitarian agencies, government departments, research organisations and from the private sector bodies and foundations – to discuss the opportunities, structures and strategies for effectively managing disaster risk in the post-2015 international policy landscape.
Community of practice workshop on direct access to climate finance
Worker looks at files - Cape Town Port Authority
Cape Town Port Authority, Susan, in the office where Vessel Traffic Control takes place.South Africa
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This event showcased some recent examples of political economy and governance analysis for service delivery, to identify some of the common challenges but also potential solutions for working towards more politically informed aid interventions. A particular focus was on what this means for NGOs and other intermediary organisations which play roles in funding and delivering basic services in developing countries.
ODI and PDA Ghana are hosting a 3-day workshop in Accra, Ghana to introduce the basic principles of Outcome Mapping, with particular emphasis on their application to the planning phase of development projects and programmes.
Groundbreaking Overseas Development Institute research documents 24 examples of progress in developing countries across the globe. The Development Progress Stories’ research lens has identified 4 drivers of progress. The 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness being held in Busan offers a chance to strengthen and renew partnerships but which relationships matter most to donors and recipients and why?
Participants of a research communications workshop
Participants taking part in a research communications workshop hosted by TrustAfrica and facilitated by the communications team at ODI
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This two-day workshop focused on research communications and policy influence and was held in Pretoria, South Africa for TrustAfrica's Investment Climate and Business Environment (ICBE) research fund grantees.