Localisations, power, stories and change ( Adaptive and Open Reads, April 2022)

A number of pieces caught my attention in April, clustered around localisation and the value of politically-informed, locally-led, adaptive responses (PILLAR, as Abt Associates put it) to complex development challenges. At Global Integrity, our strategy has since 2015 acknowledged the interconnectedness of these issues. We provide support that enables frontline actors to operate in learning-centered…

Alan’s explorations: An evolving map of inspiring connections

October was a month full of three things. First, a series of fascinating conversations and interesting explorations, all around the terrain of richer, more innovative and more locally-led approaches to addressing complex challenges and nurturing effective systems. Second, engaging around the US-led Summit for Democracy and USAID’s new Anti-Corruption Task Force. And third, trying to…