John Brownlee - Honorary Associate
John Brownlee is an international development professional with 17 years’ experience managing development projects on civil society strengthening, governance, political participation, poverty reduction, and strengthening evidence use in development policy and practice.
Most recently, his work at the Institute of Development Studies focused on improving evidence use in development policy and practice globally and locally in southern Africa, South Asia, and Latin America.
Previously, John was 10 years in Indonesia working with local and national level civil society organizations and government bodies on a range of issues including local governance, religion and politics, humanitarian response, and gender. John’s academic background is in political science and history, focussing on issues of religion, identity, and politics, and is the recipient of Fulbright and Fulbright-Hayes research awards.
The Future of Knowledge Sharing in a Digital Age: Exploring Impacts and Policy Implications for DevelopmentIDS Evidence Report 125 (2015)
We live in a Digital Age that gives us instant access to information at greater and greater volumes. The rapid growth of digital content and tools is already changing how we create, consume and distribute knowledge. More details
Knowledge Sharing and Development in a Digital AgeIDS Policy Briefing 87 (2015)
Digital technologies are reaching ever further into remote parts of the world, changing how people access, use, and create information and knowledge. More details