The Political and Ideological Context of Assessing and Reporting on Making a Difference in Development

Published on 1 September 2010

This concept note was written to explore how we can successfully persuade agencies to explore the ideology and politics of why and how development agencies are narrowing their learning and accountability requirements to a paradigm of bureaucratic-driven counting.

In September 2010, the Big Push Back meeting was held at IDS. Read here:The Big Push Back meeting report 


Rosalind Eyben

Emeritus Fellow


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