Policy Practice Projects
We support positive change across low- and middle-income countries. We undertake political economy analysis, strategic and policy work, and operational research. We lead programme designs, reviews, and evaluations. We advise programmes and organisations how to ‘think and work politically’.
We also run a flagship training course on political economy analysis.
The Policy Practice is leading a one year research project on anti-corruption innovations in the electricity sector in Lebanon as part of the SOAS Anti-Corruption Evidence research programme funded by FCDO. Listen to our recent podcast - Risk Reduction as Anti-Corruption To Power Up The Electricity Sector, co-written by Neil McCulloch and Muzna Al-Masri.
Lebanon Economic Reform and Infrastructure Investment (LERII) is a four-year programme, funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) to contribute to the Government of Lebanon’s vision of growth and prosperity, economic opportunities and social cohesion for Lebanese citizens. TPP are supporting through their expertise in PEA.
Laure-Hélène Piron, Policy Practice Director, is leading a scoping study for the British Embassy in Morocco of the criminal justice system. The project will analyse how Moroccans access justice, weak points in the criminal justice chain, and the incentives that are promoting or blocking reform.
This political economy analysis led by Olly Owen, looked at the drivers of policy and factors affecting implementation around climate and environment issues in Nigeria.
In partnership with ODI, the Policy Practice ran two virtual training courses for over 100 FCDO staff on political economy analysis in action.
Gareth Williams is leading the political economy analyses of health security systems in Côte d’Ivoire and Niger for the DAI implemented Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme.
Sam Gibson led the 2019 Annual Review of the DFID Expanding Social Protection Programme in Uganda.
Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) requested a review of its Governance for Development Program in Timor Leste (2014-2021). It examined the programme's relevance, efficiency and effectiveness, including the extent to which it is able to Think and Work Politically.