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Capacity development at the national level in fragile and conflict-affected states

Author: Brian Lucas
Full Citation: Lucas, B. (2014). Capacity development at the national level in fragile and conflict-affected states. (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report no. 1127). University of Birmingham.
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
Location(s):
  • Asia
    • Afghanistan
Posted in Strengthen Local Institutions

Capacity, change and performance: Study report

Author: Heather Baser and Peter Morgan
Full Citation: Baser, H., & Morgan, P. (2008). Capacity, change and performance: Study report. (Discussion Paper No. 59B). The European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
Posted in Strengthen Local Institutions

What Works to Promote Children’s Educational Access, Quality of Learning, and Wellbeing in Crisis-Affected Contexts. Education Rigorous Literature Review

Author: Burde et al, Dana
Full Citation: Burde, D., Guven, O., Kelcey, J., Lahmann, H., & Al-Abbadi, K. (2015). What Works to Promote Children’s Educational Access, Quality of Learning, and Wellbeing in Crisis-Affected Contexts. Education Rigorous Literature Review. London: International Network for Emergency Education.  New York University.  (UK) Department of International Development.  . 90.
Resource Type:
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation
    • Theories of Change
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Conflict-Affected Areas
    • Gang violence/organized violence
    • Social Emotional Learning
    • SRGBV
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Communities
    • Donor Agencies / INGOs
    • Host Country Researchers
  • Understand and Strive for Equity
    • Accelerated Education
    • Alternative Education: Livelihoods / Vocational Programming
    • Community Schools / Distance or Virtual Education
    • Forced Displacement Education
    • Policy Around Equity
Location(s):
  • General
Posted in Accelerated Education, Alternative Education: Livelihoods / Vocational Programming, Communities, Community Schools / Distance or Virtual Education, Conflict-Affected Areas, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Donor Agencies / INGOs, Forced Displacement Education, Gang violence/organized violence, Host Country Researchers, Make Learning Safer, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy Around Equity, Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation, Social Emotional Learning, SRGBV, Strengthen Local Institutions, Theories of Change, Understand and Strive for Equity

Education in Emergencies: A Review of Theory and Research. Review of Educational Research

Author: Burde et al, Dana
Full Citation: Burde, D., Kapit, A., Wahl, R. L., & Skarpeteig, M. I. (2016). Education in Emergencies: A Review of Theory and Research. Review of Educational Research. doi:10.3102/0034654316671594
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Conflict Sensitivity in Programming
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation
    • Theories of Change
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Conflict-Affected Areas
    • Gang violence/organized violence
    • Social Emotional Learning
    • SRGBV
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Communities
    • Donor Agencies / INGOs
    • Host Country Researchers
  • Understand and Strive for Equity
    • Accelerated Education
    • Alternative Education: Livelihoods / Vocational Programming
    • Community Schools / Distance or Virtual Education
    • Forced Displacement Education
Location(s):
  • General
Posted in Accelerated Education, Alternative Education: Livelihoods / Vocational Programming, Communities, Community Schools / Distance or Virtual Education, Conflict Sensitivity in Programming, Conflict-Affected Areas, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Donor Agencies / INGOs, Forced Displacement Education, Gang violence/organized violence, Host Country Researchers, Make Learning Safer, Monitoring and Evaluation, Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation, Social Emotional Learning, SRGBV, Strengthen Local Institutions, Theories of Change, Understand and Strive for Equity

Capacity development for education systems in fragile contexts

Author: Lynn Davies
Full Citation: Davies, L. (2009). Capacity development for education systems in fragile contexts. (Working Paper). Centre for International Education and Research, University of Birmingham
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • National Education Systems
Posted in National Education Systems, Strengthen Local Institutions

Localising aid: can using local actors strengthen them?

Author: Jonathan Glennie, Ahmed Ali, Maia King, Alastair McKechnie and Gideon Rabinowitz
Full Citation: Glennie, J., et al. (2012). Localising aid: can using local actors strengthen them?. (Working Paper 352). London, UK: Overseas Development Institute
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Communities
    • Host Country NGOs
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Rwanda
  • Asia
    • Afghanistan
Posted in Communities, Host Country NGOs, Strengthen Local Institutions

Localising aid: sustaining change in the public, private, and civil society sectors

Author: Jonathan Glennie, Alastair McKechnie, Gideon Rabinowitz, and Ahmed Ali
Full Citation: Glennie, J., et al. (2013).  Localising aid: Sustaining change in the public, private, and civil society sectors. London, UK: Overseas Development Institute
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Communities
    • Host Country NGOs
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Liberia
    • Uganda
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
    • Guatemala
Posted in Communities, Host Country NGOs, Strengthen Local Institutions

Critical choices: Assessing the effects of education and civic engagement on Somali youths’ propensity towards violence (Executive Summary)

Author: Beza Tesfaye
Full Citation: Tesfaye, B. (2016). Critical choices: Assessing the effects of education and civic engagement on Somali youths’ propensity towards violence. (Executive Summary)Mercy Corps.
Resource Type:
  • Research
    • Mixed Methods
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Communities
    • National Education Systems
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Somalia
Posted in Communities, National Education Systems, Strengthen Local Institutions

Critical choices: Assessing the effects of education and civic engagement on Somali youths’ propensity towards violence (Research Report)

Author: Beza Tesfaye
Full Citation: Tesfaye, B. (2016). Critical choices: Assessing the effects of education and civic engagement on Somali youths’ propensity towards violence. (Research Report)Mercy Corps.
Resource Type:
  • Project Evaluation
  • Research
    • Mixed Methods
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Communities
    • National Education Systems
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Somalia
Posted in Communities, National Education Systems, Strengthen Local Institutions

Enhancing community accountability, empowerment and education outcomes in low and middle-income countries: A realist review

Author: Gill Westhorp, Bill Walker, Patricia Rogers, Nathan Overbeeke, Daniel Ball, and Graham Brice
Full Citation: Westhorp, G., Walker, D.W., Rogers, P., Overbeeke, N., Ball, D., & Brice, G. (2014). Enhancing community accountability, empowerment and education outcomes in low and middle-income countries: A realist review. EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London.
Resource Type:
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Communities
Posted in Communities, Strengthen Local Institutions

The Role of Higher Education in Fragile Contexts

How do systems of higher education rebuild in post-conflict and post-disaster settings? What is the role of higher education in peacebuilding? Can higher education be a mechanism to support conflict transformation on campus and communities? For scholars facing threats and dangers, what alternatives are available to them?  At the annual Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) conference in March, a panel of higher education scholars and practitioners discussed these questions about the role of higher education in fragile contexts. Read more  »

Posted in Conflict Sensitivity in Programming, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Peacebuilding Programming, Strengthen Local Institutions

Critical choices: Assessing the effects of education and civic engagement on Somali youths’ propensity towards violence (Research Brief)

Author: Beza Tesfaye
Full Citation: Tesfaye, B. (2016). Critical choices: Assessing the effects of education and civic engagement on Somali youths’ propensity towards violence. (Research Brief)Mercy Corps.
Resource Type:
  • Project Evaluation
  • Research
    • Mixed Methods
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Communities
    • National Education Systems
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Somalia
Posted in Communities, National Education Systems, Strengthen Local Institutions

Impact evaluation of end of program data from the Educate! Randomised control trial

Author: Educate!
Full Citation: Educate!. (2014). Impact evaluation of end of program data from the Educate! Randomised control trial. (Internal Report 2014). New York: Authors
Resource Type:
  • Project Evaluation
  • Research
    • Quantitative
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Communities
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Uganda
Posted in Communities, Strengthen Local Institutions

Building state capability: evidence, analysis, action

Author: Matt Andrews, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock
Full Citation: Andrews, M., Pritchett, L., & Woolcock, M. (2017). Building state capability: evidence, analysis, action. New York: Oxford University Press
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • National Education Systems
Posted in National Education Systems, Strengthen Local Institutions

Leading organisational change in practice. Some ideas.

Author: Pete Vowles
Full Citation: Vowles, P. (2016 March 23). Leading organisational change in practice. Some ideas. [Web log post].
Resource Type:
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
Posted in Strengthen Local Institutions

Human and institutional capacity development (HICD) policy paper: a mandatory reference for ADS Chapter 201

Author: USAID
Full Citation: USAID. (2009). Human and institutional capacity development (HICD) policy paper: a mandatory reference for ADS Chapter 201. Washington D.C: Authors
Resource Type:
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
  • USAID Resources
    • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
Posted in Strengthen Local Institutions

The child protection in emergencies professional development programme: Capacity gaps analysis survey

Author: Save the Children
Full Citation: Save the Children. (2016). The child protection in emergencies professional development programme: Capacity gaps analysis survey. (n.p): Authors
Resource Type:
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Donor Agencies / INGOs
Location(s):
  • Asia
    • Cambodia
    • China
    • Indonesia
    • Laos
    • Myanmar
    • Philippines
    • Thailand
    • Vietnam
Posted in Donor Agencies / INGOs, Strengthen Local Institutions

Feed the future human and institutional capacity development (HICD) strategy review

Author: USAID
Full Citation: USAID. (2015). Feed the future human and institutional capacity development (HICD) strategy review. Washington D.C: Authors
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Donor Agencies / INGOs
Posted in Donor Agencies / INGOs, Strengthen Local Institutions

The capacity development results framework: A strategic and results-oriented approach to learning for capacity development

Author: Samuel Otoo, Natalia Agapitova and Joy Behrens
Full Citation: Otoo, S., Agapitova, N., & Behrens, J. (2009). The capacity development results framework: A strategic and results-oriented approach to learning for capacity development. Washington D.C: World Bank
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
Posted in Strengthen Local Institutions

Does training work? Re-examining donor-sponsored training programs in developing countries

Author: Mark Nelson
Full Citation: Nelson, M. (2006). Does training work? Re-examining donor-sponsored training programs in developing countries. (Capacity Development Brief No. 15). Washington D.C: World Bank
Resource Type:
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
Posted in Strengthen Local Institutions

Building capabilities in the voluntary sector: what the evidence tells us

Author: Rob Macmillan and Angela Ellis Paine With Helen Kara, Chris Dayson, Elizabeth Sanderson and Peter Wells
Full Citation: Macmillan, R., et al. (2014). Building capabilities in the voluntary sector: what the evidence tells us. (Research Report 125). Birmingham, UK: Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham
Resource Type:
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Donor Agencies / INGOs
Posted in Donor Agencies / INGOs, Strengthen Local Institutions

Study on capacity development support initiatives & patterns

Author: Fletcher Tembo
Full Citation: Tembo, F. (2008). Study on capacity development support initiatives & patterns. (Local Capacity Development Funds: research and development phase. Report for SNV Netherlands Development Organisation). London, UK: Overseas Development Institute
Resource Type:
  • Research
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Cameroon
    • Tanzania
  • Asia
    • Vietnam
  • Europe and Eurasia
    • Montenegro
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
    • Peru
Posted in Strengthen Local Institutions

Developing management: an expanded evaluation tool for developing countries

Author: Renata Lemos and Daniela Scur
Full Citation: Lemos, R., & Scur, D. (2016). Developing management: an expanded evaluation tool for developing countries. (Working Paper RISE-WP-16/007). London, UK: Research on Improving System of Education
Resource Type:
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • National Education Systems
Location(s):
  • Asia
    • India
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
    • Colombia
    • Mexico
Posted in National Education Systems, Strengthen Local Institutions

The capable partners learning agenda on local organization capacity development

Author: Thomas Dichter
Full Citation: Dichter, T. (2014). The capable partners learning agenda on local organization capacity development. Washington DC: USAID – Capable Partners Program
Resource Type:
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Donor Agencies / INGOs
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Kenya
    • Morocco
    • Tanzania
  • Asia
    • Nepal
    • Philippines
    • Sri Lanka
  • Europe and Eurasia
    • Moldova
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
    • Jamaica
    • Peru
Posted in Donor Agencies / INGOs, Strengthen Local Institutions

Developing capacity in fragile states

Author: Derick W. Brinkerhoff
Full Citation: Brinkerhoff, D. W. (2010). Developing capacity in fragile states. Public Administration & Development, (30), pp: 66–78.
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
Posted in Strengthen Local Institutions

The clash of the counter-bureaucracy and development

Author: Andrew Natsios
Full Citation: Natsios. A. (2010). The clash of the counter-bureaucracy and development. (Essay). Washington D.C: Center for Global Development.
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Adaptive Management
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
Location(s):
  • North America
    • United States
Posted in Adaptive Management, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Strengthen Local Institutions

Development entrepreneurship: how donors and leaders can foster institutional change

Author: Jaime Faustino and David Booth
Full Citation: Faustino, J., & Booth, D. (2014). Development entrepreneurship: how donors and leaders can foster institutional change. Working politically in practice series – Case studies no 2.  San Fransisco, California: The Asia Foundation and London, UK: Overseas Development Institute.
Resource Type:
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Adaptive Management
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
Location(s):
  • Asia
    • Bangladesh
    • Cambodia
    • Mongolia
    • Philippines
Posted in Adaptive Management, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Strengthen Local Institutions