Alina Rocha Menocal

Alina Rocha Menocal

 

 

Alina Rocha Menocal is a Senior Research Fellow in ODI’s Politics and Governance Programme, and a Senior Democracy Fellow at USAID. She is also a DLP Research Associate. From October 2014 to March 2016, she led DLP’s workstream on Political Settlements and the Politics of Inclusion.

Alina has particular expertise in the challenges of democratisation, links between democracy and development, state-society relations, and institutions and state-building. Her research interests focus on bridging the gap between research and policy, particularly when using political economy analysis to inform governance issues.

Articles

Parliamentary strengthening: the IDC report

9th February 2015

Having presented evidence to the UK's International Development Committee, what of the final report?

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Using aid to strengthen Parliaments: fix the car, or worry about the driver?

24th November 2014

Guest post for From Poverty to Power

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Citizens + engagement: moving beyond slogans

20th March 2015

Guest post for Governance for Development

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Inclusive political settlements: who and what gets included, and how?

13th July 2015

First of six posts on political settlements by researchers, policymakers and practitioners.

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Colombia's women, tried by war, find new power

15th October 2015

Article in Foreign Policy

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The inclusiveness test: making change work

4th November 2015

Guest post for openDemocracy

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Breaking new ground in parliamentary strengthening

29th March 2016

Guest post for openDemocracy

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It's all about inclusion, but how?

6th April 2016

Guest post for the World Bank

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Corruption? The developing world has bigger problems

26th April 2016

Guest post for Prospect 

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