Effective States and Inclusive Development

Co-producing knowledge about government vision, commitment and capacity to reduce urban poverty in Uganda

  28 June 2016 By Sophie King in conversation with Katana Goretti, Peter Kasaija and Silver Owere In the first of a series of blogs about our research on urban poverty in Uganda, Sophie King talks about the project’s inclusive research process and methodology: In January 20

Spotlight on an ESID Researcher: Tim Kelsall

 24 June 2016 Tell us a bit about your background I grew up in Manchester, went to university in Oxford and London, and now work for the Overseas Development Institute in London. Before that I had jobs at Oxford and Newcastle universities, and I also worked as a freelance consultant.

WATCH: Exciting new film on our research in Ghana

This new film, featuring our Ghanaian researchers, was made in Ghana and reveals our key findings on the politics of development.

WATCH: Why do coalitions work in some places and not in others?

In this insightful video, Professor Diana Mitlin outlines her research findings on what can make coalitions work:

WATCH: Takeaways from Rockefeller Centre on what’s exciting about the political settlement framework

Badru Bukeyna & Abdul Gafaru Abdulai nearly get run over by a robot lawnmower…And talk about their takeaways from ESID’s Bellagio conference!

Rockefeller Centre Live Vlog: Day 3 – Reflections from Prof. Brian Levy on how far we’ve come

Professor Brian Levy of John Hopkins University reflects on how far we’ve travelled towards investigating how politics matters for development:

LIVE VLOG – WATCH: Josephine Ahikire of Makerere University, Uganda

Josephine reflects on what she finds most interesting about ESID’s research and talks about hybridity

LIVE VLOG – WATCH: Day 2 of ESID conference at Rockefeller Foundation

Naomi Hossain vlogs on exciting potential for change in elite commitment:      

LIVE VLOG – WATCH: What are our researchers looking forward to at Rockefeller Foundation Conference?

Sohela Nazneen & Pablo Yanguas vlog from Bellagio on what they are looking forward to at the ESID Rockefeller Foundation conference: