Doing Development Differently (DDD)
November 23, 2016Company News
How far had those working in development learned to do things differently? To focus on real problems, to adapt context and to learn rather than imposing external solutions. Many stakeholders were testing new approaches – notably Matt Andrews and the Harvard team with PDIA.
The broad consensus – as summarised by Marta Foresti of ODI – was cautiously positive and Donors were adapting approaches to make this easier but results remained uncertain and there was still much work to be done. Although the commitment and the hope were still there two years on.