About the Developmental Leadership Program (DLP)
The Developmental Leadership Program (DLP) is an international research initiative. The work is led by a small program management team, with funding provided by the Australian aid program.
DLP’s core focus is on the political processes that drive or constrain development. Our work is particularly concerned with two things: first, the critical role of leaders, elites and coalitions in forging the locally legitimate institutions that promote sustainable growth, political stability and inclusive social development; and, second, to embed a better understanding of these processes in the thinking, policy and practices of the aid community.
DLP's work comprises:
DLP is committed to promoting internal learning and to improving effectiveness and understanding of how to influence change.