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2017

26 April – Coping with high risk and uncertainty in aid policy design and practice

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The Crawford School of Public Policy present a talk on Coping with high risk and uncertainty in aid policy design and practice.

In this talk Professor Fforde will discuss how risk and uncertainty are best coped with in development practice. In doing this, he will examine the theories of change that underpin aid practitioners’ use of tools such as the logical framework approach. He will contend that in many situations we should explore methods of devising policy and organising practice that formally assume context is unpredictable and unsuited to tools like the logical framework approach. He will argue that aid work can often benefit from reconsidering the theories of change it draws upon.

Date: Wednesday 26 April 2017
Time: 12.30pm–1.30pm
Venue: Seminar Room 7, Level 2, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU

Further information is available from the Crawford School website at:

https://crawford.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/9461/coping-high-risk-and-uncertainty-aid-policy-design-and-practice

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