Making a difference: How Applied Political Economy Analysis contributes to impact through better informed decisions
When: 24/05/2023, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT, 15:00 to 16:30 BST
How does Applied Political Economy Analysis (APEA) help us to inform choices about our programmes, and what difference does that make to the kind of impact we hope to achieve? Through the Human Rights Support Mechanism (HRSM) Leader with Associates Award, Pact commissioned a Learning Review from The Policy Practice to explore these questions, looking at three different projects in Tanzania, Colombia and Somalia.
- Alina Rocha Menocal, Principal, The Policy Practice, and Director, Thinking and Working Politically Community of Practice, University of Birmingham
- Laure-Hélène Piron, Director, The Policy Practice
- Laura Pavlovic (Discussant), Deputy Director, Democracy, Rights and Governance Center in USAID/Washington
- Adam Lingson (Discussant), Project Management Specialist, USAID/Tanzania
The full report can be read here.
New blog from Laure-Hélène Piron and Alina Rocha Menocal with Kate Byom - What does politically smart support to democracy and human rights look like?
Duncan Green has published this blog to coincide with a webinar on “Making a difference: How Applied Political Economy Analysis contributes to impact through better informed decisions” on Wednesday 24 May. It shares the findings of a Learning Review on the use of PEA in three USAID-funded human rights projects under the Human Rights Support Mechanism, which is led by Freedom House with the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative and Pact as core consortium partners.
GovEnable clinics in Islamabad, Kinshasa and Nairobi
During May 2023, Laure-Hélène, TPP Director, and Ben French, TPP Associate, are delivering workshops in Islamabad, Kinshasa and Nairobi to introduce government officials and World Bank staff to a new way of designing and implementing public financial management reforms - based on participatory diagnostics and action planning.
Reflections on agriculture and rural development, drawing on experiences in South Sudan in the 1970s and early 1980s
In April 2023, Alex Duncan revisited South Sudan for the first time in 40 years since working there for four years as an agricultural economist. This is a lecture he gave at Juba University on the work that was then started, the lessons learned and the implications for the present.