Tag: action research

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Praxis Note 71. From Action Research to Advocacy. Promoting Women’s Political Participation in North Africa

INTRAC Principal Consultant Rod MacLeod shares key lessons learned from the vantage point of a facilitator in the British Council project Women Participating in Public Life and reflects on the challenges and opportunities of using an action research approach.

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Is action research an empowering tool? Reflections from the Women Participating In Public Life Programme

By Suzanne Hammad, INTRAC Associate. “Empowerment cannot be defined in terms of specific activities or end results because it involves a […]

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High level obstruction? Politics at the UN CSW and civil society driven empowerment of women

By Arantxa Mandiola Lopez and Michael Hammer. In 1995, the fourth women’s world conference in Beijing sought to set out […]

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Research in Action: Civil society working for conflict prevention in the Fergana Valley

By Arantxa Mandiola Lopez and Michael Hammer. While closely connected to the wider political turmoil in Kyrgyzstan in 2010, the […]

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Praxis Note 65. Turning voice into action

Including beneficiary voices in the design of development programmes is crucial to ensuring their success. While most development practitioners recognise this, we often struggle to do it in a meaningful way.

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Using Action Research to promote women’s participation in North Africa

By Rowan Popplewell. I recently returned from a whirlwind trip across North Africa, facilitating workshops on Action Research with local […]

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Using Action Research to promote women’s participation in North Africa

By Rowan Popplewell. I recently returned from a whirlwind trip across North Africa, facilitating workshops on Action Research with local […]

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Praxis Paper 27. Research in Action: civil society working to improve governance in post-conflict Kyrgyzstan

This Praxis Paper is based on the results of the Analytical Skills Training Programme (ASTP) conducted in Southern Kyrgyzstan from June 2011 to January 2012.

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Briefing Paper 32. Where, how, and why are Action Research approaches used by international development non-governmental organisations?

Action Research approaches are widely used by international development NGOs, with anecdotal evidence suggesting that they are becoming increasingly popular. […]

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Action Research and Advocacy Training for Women Participating in Public Life Programme

Between 2012 and 2016 INTRAC delivered the design and implementation of an action research approach as part of the British […]

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Praxis Paper 26. Dealing with complexity through Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation (PME)

Written by staff from PSO and HIVA, this paper shares the first results of an ongoing collaborative action research in which ten development organisations explored different Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) approaches with the aim of dealing more effectively with complex processes of social change.

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Analytical Skills Training Programme in Central Asia

INTRAC’s initial Analytical Skills Training Programme (ASTP) in Central Asia supported local civil society organisations to carry out Action Research. […]

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