Jim Woodhill

Honorary Associate



K4D Learning Products

K4D produces a variety of Learning Products to support and enhance learning and update alongside the Helpdesk Reports. The majority of these are commissioned through Learning Journeys although some are to support individual events such as professional development conferences, or...


K4D COVID-19 Resource Hub

The K4D COVID-19 Resource Hub brings together learning across DFID and the UK Government to support their fight against COVID-19 and its consequences.


K4D Learning Journeys

K4D Learning Journeys are collaborative across disciplines, usually involve other UK government departments and development partners, and provide spaces for discussion and reflection linked to real case working scenarios and application. They are facilitated by thematic experts and supported by...


K4D Research Helpdesk

The Helpdesk service provides the UK Department for International Development (DFID) with quick access to evidence and analysis on development policy and programme questions through rapid response or more substantive emerging issues reports, from our team of qualified researchers.



Systems Thinking and Practice: A guide to concepts, principles and tools for FCDO and partners

This guide is a basic reference on systems thinking and practice tailored to the context and needs of the UK Government’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO). It is an output of the FCDO Knowledge for Development Programme (K4D), which facilitated a Learning Journey on Systems...

3 February 2023


Capturing the Economic Potential of Food Systems for the Poor

K4D Emerging Issue Report;EI022

Food systems are changing and will continue to change in the near future, because of many transformative drivers, like population growth, globalisation, climate change, and pollution. This report provides an overview of the evidence of the economic potential of food systems for the poor for the...

25 June 2019