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Ghanaian farmers celebrate success - Knusu, Gates Foundation (Creative Commons license via Flickr)
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Friday 15th May, 2015

Jan Hofmeyr, head of the Policy and Analysis Programme at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town, writes on the progress many African countries have made, and the challenge of ensuring that success filters down to ordinary citizens.

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b.tritton
Wednesday 13th May, 2015

Eldis editor Alan Stanley was at the Cartagena Data Festival and caught up with Elizabeth Stuart, author of our recent report 'The data revolution: finding the missing millions' to discuss what her research tells us about the opportunities and challenges that using data presents for development policy and practice.

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b.tritton
Tuesday 12th May, 2015

Alina Rocha Menocal, Research Fellow, Politics and Governance, details some of the mechanisms of citizen engagement, particularly in the developing world, and explores some of the primary theoretical frameworks for analyzing citizen engagement.

This blog highlights the key points from Alina's film, which formed part of a Massive Open Online Course on citizen engagement organised by the World Bank, ODI and others.

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Woman in doorway, India - World Bank/Curt Carnemark (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)
b.tritton
Tuesday 12th May, 2015

Following the 'Leave No One Behind' event at the UN last week, Elizabeth Stuart explains the couple of concrete steps that governments can do to ensure that it doesn’t remain just a buzz phrase. This post originally appeared on the UN Foundation blog.

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Credit: WorldFish Bangladesh / Balaram Mahalder (Creative Commons licensed via Flicker)
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Wednesday 6th May, 2015

Chris Hoy, author of our recent report, Financing the Future, writes for Devpolicy on whether the eradication of extreme poverty by 2030 is achievable.

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Cartagena Data Festival attendees
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Friday 1st May, 2015

Claire Melamed, ODI's Director of Poverty and Inequality, writes on the success of the Cartagena Data Festival in bringing together governments, companies and NGOs for a conversation about the data revolution and using data to improve people's lives.

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Workers at their stations on the garment production line. ILO/M.Crozet
b.tritton
Thursday 30th April, 2015

For International Workers' Day Timothy Webster, Multimedia Coordinator at Development Progress, tells the personal stories of three women experiencing the transformation of employment in Sri Lanka first-hand.

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Photo by William Vest-Lillesøe (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)
Chris Little
Wednesday 22nd April, 2015

Laura Rodriguez, author of our recent case study on employment in Uganda, writes for USAID's Market Systems blog on the progress Uganda has made in providing productive employment for its citizens.

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Participatory climate-service and information training in Tanzania – Celia Schubert for CCAFS (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)
Chris Little
Wednesday 22nd April, 2015

What could the data revolution mean for citizens? Lead author of our new report on data for development, Elizabeth Stuart, argues that it could radically change the power dynamics between people, governments and the private sector.

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Live illustration at the Cartagena Data Festival
Chris Little
Tuesday 21st April, 2015

Stay up to date with the latest media, blogs, resources and more from the Cartagena Data Festival.

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