Understanding the Impact of Community Led Development: A collaborative meta-synthesis

By Gunjan Veda – Updated December 2019


Through a collaborative evidence synthesis, we seek to understand current CLD practices, and the complex relationship between CLD and various development outcomes. This expansive effort encompasses
approximately 325 evaluations spanning 50+ countries, submitted by 60 organizations.

Group of Advisors

A group of advisors comprising of academics and implementation experts are guiding the research to ensure that it is neutral, robust and rigorous.

Scott Guggenheim, CLD Implementation Specialist, former senior advisor to President of Afghanistan

Dr Gill Westhorp, University of Charles Darwin

Prof Elisabeth King, New York University

Prof Kent Glenzer, University of Monterey

Nazneen Kanji, formerly Director, Quality of Life Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Support Unit, Aga Khan Development Network

Jo Howard, Institute of Development Studies