Supporting local learning and adaptation – Unpacking the effectiveness of adaptive processes

December 13, 2017 Michael Moses, Director of Programs and Learning – Global Integrity and Sue Soal, independent consultant When it comes to improving the effectiveness of governance reform efforts, there is an emerging consensus on the importance of local ownership, as well as growing interest in the potential and applicability of adaptive programming. Despite this, many…

Learning how to go local: Lessons from six learning journeys, for the Open Government Partnership

December 11, 2017 Michael Moses, Director of Programs and Learning – Global Integrity and Sue Soal, independent consultant What does it mean, in practice, for reformers working in provinces, municipalities, and states to take a politically engaged, learning centered, adaptive approach to supporting governance reform in their contexts, including through the Open Government Partnership (OGP)?…

Learning and Power: Or, whose learning and adaptation counts?

Alan Hudson, Executive Director December 5, 2017 Learning and adaptation are high on the governance and development agenda (see for instance the World Bank’s World Development Reports for 2017 and this video for the 2018 Report). Our strategy at Global Integrity is based around the hypothesis that learning-centered and adaptive approaches can play an important role in…

Learning to Make All Voices Count – Six Learning Journeys from Five Countries

Michael Moses – Director of Advocacy and Programs, Global Integrity and Sue Soal November 30, 2017 Learning to Make All Voices Count (L-MAVC), a program funded by Making All Voices Count, and implemented in collaboration with Global Integrity, supported six MAVC grantees working in five countries (Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya, Philippines and Indonesia). We worked with…

Power to the People – Participatory Tracking, and Learning to Navigate Complexity

Michael Moses, Director of Advocacy and Programs – March 13, 2017 Current events are challenging prevailing assumptions about the way democratic institutions function. The President of the United States decries the free press as an “enemy of the people.” Political campaigns are run, and won, on false statistics. Elected governments wage war on their citizens.…