Reflecting on recent elections, Maryam Mohsin asks whether Pakistan's politicians can live up to their promises.
How can aid better support developing country governments to deliver public services? This report proposes a new way to deliver aid that incentivises performance in the public sector.
Understanding political and economic contexts is essential in improving development outcomes. This framework enables practitioners to diagnose specific problems and identify feasible change processes in response.
2012 saw some momentous elections - in Sierra Leone and Ghana among others - and 2013 promises to be another important year. ODI is working to track and respond to electoral themes and processes.