Improving local governance and service delivery : Shouting at the system won’t make it work!

This event explores the latest debates, evidence and practice on social accountability, civil society advocacy and local government service delivery.  It considers how current policy and assumptions could be revised to more effectively address critical blockages in public service delivery.

Photo PANITA/ Save the Children Tanzania

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Immiserizing growth: Growth varies across country contexts, immiserization prevails

Some people can get poorer amid growth, even rapid growth, others can be impoverished (become poor) or be downwardly mobile, or have other dramatically negative experiences – malnutrition, unhappiness, or a loss of community. Andrew Shepherd participated in the workshop 'Immiserizing growth' organised by the University of Toronto to discuss the topic. 

Picture Credits: Panos Pictures 

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