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There is progress, but what does it look like?

Liesbet Steer
20 June 2012
"If international dialogue could be informed by a better understanding of where and how there has been such ‘multidimensional‘ progress, we would have a better chance of useful outcomes."

Development Progress re-launches Twitter stream

Over the next four years Development Progress will embark on an ambitious research programme which aims to better understand, measure and communicate what has worked in development and why. As part of this communication, we are re-launching @dps_development to communicate innovative stories of progress from all over the world. To be part of this Twitter story, send your stories, research and features to @dps_development or email us at

18 June 2012


As a part of the first phase of Development Progress, from 2009-2011, a series of case studies from twenty three countries were produced which explore episodes of progress across a range of sectors.  Synthesis of these reports is available as part of our Mapping Progress report.

Work on further case studies will be published in 2013 and 2014.




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