Simon Maxwell

Ten steps to a new development agenda

Ten steps to a new development agenda, ODIOverseas Development Institute (London) Opinion 84, July 2007

This is a time of transition in politics and policy. What contribution can ODIOverseas Development Institute (London) make? We are always careful not to be party political and not be tarred as advocates or campaigners. Nor do we have an institutional view which might constrain researchers. ODI’s reputation rests on its ability to privilege high-quality research, and use evidence to inform policy debates.

Nevertheless, it is incumbent on us to be useful. How can we help new leaders in the UK, France, the World Bank, the United Nations, and elsewhere? As we reported last year, and in a continuing series of public events, we have been debating ‘What’s Next in International Development?’ Good question. What’s the answer?................ (see link in title for full article)

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