Why is it that donors frequently interrupt the flow of technical assistanceand programme funds for seemingly no obvious reason? Many Agencies, NGOs, consultants, and of course recipients, despair sometimes at the apparent lack of planning that results in gaps in funding.
What is adaptive management?
Recently there has been growing recognition that most development challenges are in actual fact ‘wicked’ problem that requires development actors to recognize that the optimal management approaches will be iterative not definitive, and inclusive not technocratic.
Antylles’ experts to review capacity program designs for Afghan local governance
Antylles has been appointed to evaluate the pre-qualification application forms and the CBR Program submission from the Independent Directorate for Local Governance (IDLG) in Afghanistan.
Rules-based, Citizen-led Recovery in Syria
Dr. Gregory Wilson, Governance and Public Sector Management Governance is never more important in humanitarian crises in time of conflict. Aid programming in fragile and conflict-affected environments is often hamstrung by the assumption that state systems always break down in conflict environments. This limits programming in areas where there are…
UK Government Deployee Guide: Working in United Nations Missions
Dr. Gregory Wilson recently supported the UK Stabilisation Unit in preparing a Guide for first time staff and consultants being deployed by the SU to work in UN missions. The Paper provides practical advice on how best to prepare for such a deployment – how to function comfortably and maximize the effectiveness and contribution of staff within an often complex and unique environment.