Monthly archives of “September 2011

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Accountable governance reforms require the development of independent media

An interesting How-To-Guide on the development of independent media as a key element of accountable governance reforms published by the World Bank. Here > Developing Independent Media as an Institution of Accountable Governance: A How-To Guide Media development seeks to support and promote a pluralistic, editorially independent and financially sustainable… Read More

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Just published – Book chapter on governance innovations in Asia.

The book by Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko, Stephen J. Bailey, Pekka Valkama, Innovative Trends in Public Governance in Asia, has just been published by IOS Press. I have written, with three colleagues from Evidence Based Policy in Development Network (ebpdn) from Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines, one of the… Read More

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Policy frustration: Evidence in action in the Philippines

What role does evidence play in policy-making processes here in the Philippines?’ ‘What are the tensions between research and policy processes?’ ‘How does research inform the implementation of policy guidelines and regulations?’ I am reviewing these questions in my notepad while sitting in the waiting room of… Read More