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September 25, 2019

3ie - LIDC

Does promoting citizen engagement in the governance of public services improve development outcomes?

September 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Room LG9, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT

Speakers: Hugh Sharma Waddington, Senior Evaluation Specialist, 3ie; and Ada Sonnenfeld, Evaluation specialist, 3ie There is a lot of emphasis by donors on improving governance in public service delivery, in order to improve development effectiveness. Bottom-up approaches aim to engage citizens in the design and delivery of public services and institutions through increasing opportunities for participation, inclusion, transparency and accountability (PITA). Evidence from prominent single studies, implemented in particular contexts, has suggested that bottom-up approaches to involve citizens in governance of public…

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Brazil’s Struggle to Eradicate Non-Communicable Diseases

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Meeting Room, London International Development Centre

September's LIDC Research Seminar is entitled 'Brazil’s Struggle to Eradicate Non-Communicable Diseases: Junk Food Industry Power, Political Interests, and Civil Societal Response.' Dr. Eduardo J. Gómez, Senior Lecturer, King's College London, will discuss Brazil’s ongoing efforts to respond effectively to the challenge of obesity and type-2 diabetes in the country. This seminar focuses on the various political and social strategies that junk food industries have taken to hamper the government’s ability to introduce effective regulatory policies and safeguard the country’s…

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