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The organisation of the electoral counting process is a complex task that, in Germany, is delegated to local authorities. This article presents novel data from a representative survey of local communities in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany’s most populous state, to describe and to explain the variation of the ways in which the electoral count for m...
How to assess impact in governance programmes successfully? This publication documents some practical lessons learnt on how to conduct rigorous impact assessments, with a special focus on governance interventions. The project “Wirkungsinitiative Afrika” of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) follows t...
There are two specific elements of evaluation which bring it in confrontation with scientific standards: participation and valuation. In an ideal world, scientists work independently and unaffected in order to produce neutral, objective and non-judgmental results. Any kind of subjective perception and manipulation must be eliminated in order to det...
While the role of private foundations as development assistance providers has attracted growing interest in the development policy community, country-level analyses of foundation engagement remain scarce. This study examines private foundation funding for development in Tanzania, focusing on the priorities and character of foreign foundation activi...
Article about how local councils organise the counting procedure