Understanding the Impact of Community Led Development: A collaborative meta-synthesis
By Gunjan Veda – Updated July 2020
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
284 evaluations spanning 50+ countries, submitted by 60 organizations.
Coordinator of this effort, Gunjan Veda, shared some initial findings in a 15-minute presentation:
Here is her slide deck – you can expand or download it by clicking on the >> at the right:
Below is a brief summary of the overall project:
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.
Dr. 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