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Politically smart programming

We provide research, analysis and strategic advice to help our partners better understand how the broader political environment influences and impacts the success of an initiative. We enable our partners to develop approaches that apply everyday political thinking to achieving policy and programme outcomes.

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Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning for the Somalia Security and Justice Programme

Improving security and justice outcomes in Somalia is a critical part of establishing the foundations of lasting peace in the...

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Measuring political access and influence in fragile and conflict-affected settings

Understanding political context and the influence of political interests is critical in delivering national and development...

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Provision of MERL Services for CSSF South Asia (2020 – 2022)

The UK’s Conflict Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) is designed to provide strategic UK investments that combine a...

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Evaluation of the Global Research on Antimicrobial Resistance project

Despite the long-standing recognition of AMR (Antimicrobial Resistance) as a major public health problem, lack of information...

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Data collection and analysis partner in India and Bangladesh

Target 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals calls for effective measures to end forced labour, modern slavery and human...

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Stamping out slavery in Nigeria – MEL Unit

Historically, Nigeria has been seen as a country of origin, transit and destination for human trafficking. Edo State has been...

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MEL unit for CSSF Middle East

The Conflict Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) in the Middle East operates in one of the most complicated conflict-affected...

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MEL Support for CSSF North Africa

The UK’s Conflict Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) is designed to provide strategic UK investments that combine a...

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Adaptive Programming in Fragile, Conflict and Violence-Affected Settings. What Works and Under What Conditions? The Case of Institutions for Inclusive Development, Tanzania

Adaptive Management involves a dynamic interaction between three elements: delivery, programming and governance. This case...

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A4EA: The Case for an Adaptive Approach to Empowerment and Accountability Programming in Fragile Settings

This A4EA paper brings together three case studies of large Department for International Development (DFID) governance...

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Does adaptive programming work in fragile contexts, and why? The case of PERL in Nigeria

We’ve just published a case study based on a fascinating week in Nigeria last summer, exploring what ‘adaptive...

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Adaptive Programming in Fragile, Conflict and Violence-Affected Settings – What works and under what conditions? The Case of PERL, Nigeria

This case study focuses on PERL (Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn) in Nigeria and draws on a conceptual framework (the...

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MEL Partner for CSSF Eastern Africa (2015-2021)

The Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) supports the UK Government’s work in addressing conflict and fragility...

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Adaptive Programming in Fragile, Conflict and Violence-Affected Settings – What works and under what conditions? The Case of Pyoe Pin, Myanmar

This paper examines adaptive approaches in aid programming in a fragile, conflict and violence-affected setting (FCVAS),...

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Strengthening Citizen’s Resistance against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C)

DFID is supporting Nigeria’s anti-corruption effort by ensuring stronger incentives not to loot government resources and...

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Summative evaluation of DFID’s Caribbean anti-corruption programming

DFID has been supporting anti-corruption programming in the Caribbean since 2009. The current programme, the Caribbean...