leadership for change in Africa

leadership for change in Africa

What supports or hinders leadership for transformational change in Africa?

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Synthesis of DLP findings

Synthesis of DLP findings

What is developmental leadership, why does it matter, and how can it be supported? See our 10-year synthesis report and brief.

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GENDER AND POLITICS IN PRACTICE

GENDER AND POLITICS IN PRACTICE

How can a gendered understanding of power and politics make development work more effective? Explore the GAPP series

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Latest from DLP

Rules of thumb for women leaders in the Pacific, and beyond

Guest post for The Interpreter on 'Being the First'

Opinion by Ceridwen Spark22nd February 2018

Where does political will come from?

Guest post for From Poverty to Power introducing DLP's 10-year synthesis report

Opinion by Claire Mcloughlin, David Hudson2nd March 2018

How to find surprising development successes

How mixed methods can unearth cases of positive deviance.

Opinion by Caryn Peiffer, Rosita Armytage16th April 2018

How can a gendered understanding of power and politics make development work more effective?

Guest post for From Poverty to Power on the launch of the 'Gender and Politics in Practice' findings

Opinion by Helen Derbyshire, Sam Gibson, David Hudson, Chris Roche13th February 2018

Oil reform in Nigeria: The ups and downs of channel-hopping programme delivery

How much do we really know about what 'thinking and working politically' can achieve – and where it might present dangers – in challenging political and sectoral contexts?

About DLP

The Developmental Leadership Program (DLP) is an international research initiative that explores how leadership, power and political processes drive or block successful development.

DLP focuses on the crucial role of home-grown leaderships and coalitions in forging legitimate political settlements and institutions that promote developmental outcomes, such as sustainable growth, political stability and inclusive social development.

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News

New studies on leadership for transformational change in Africa

Thursday 31st May 2018

A new series of studies asks what factors support or hinder leadership for transformational change in Africa. They are published in collaboration with the UONGOZI Institute.

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New article on politically informed work for climate change mitigation in China and India

Monday 21st May 2018

In Development Policy Review, Tom Harrison and Genia Kostka draw on their DLP research project to explore 'Bureaucratic manoeuvres and the local politics of climate change mitigation in China and India'.

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