1963-2013 - 50 years of Research for Social Change

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Politics of Domestic Resource Mobilization - Project Methodology Workshop

Date: 2 - 3 May 2013



UNRISD convened a methodology workshop for its project, Politics of Domestic Resource Mobilization for Social Development, on 2 and 3 May in Geneva. Following a Call for Expressions of Interest, four countries were selected for in-depth multidisciplinary research, two in Latin America—Bolivia and Guatemala—and two in sub-Saharan Africa—Uganda and Zimbabwe.

At the workshop team leaders from the four countries presented their research proposals and discussed issues related to research design and methodology, as well as communication and outreach activities, with external experts and UNRISD staff.

The following researchers from the country teams participated in the workshop.

Uganda team: Anne Mette Kjaer and Mesharch W. Katusiimeh

Zimbabwe team: Godfrey Kanyenze and Richard Saunders

Bolivia team: Maria Verónica Paz Arauco and Santiago Daroca Oller

Guatemala team: José Ricardo Barrientos Quezada

The following external experts participated in the workshop:

Aaron Schneider, Associate Professor, University of Denver, Colorado, United States

Aniket Bhushan, Senior Researcher, North-South Institute, Toronto, Canada (via video link)

Yiagadeesen Samy, Associate Professor of International Affairs, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (via video link)

You can listen to the podcasts of interviews on the country case studies available under Media Files on the top right. Also available is a video on the Zimbabwean case with Godfrey Kanyenze.