Institute for Development Research (Boston, Mass.)

NGOs in policy influence: a selection of IDR reports

IInfluencing government policy formation and monitoring together with influencing policy implementation has become a key goal for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in ensuring the success and sustainability of local programmes. This document brings together a collection of Institute for Development Research (IDR) reports which draws on a long-term program aiming to identify examples of successful development NGO participation in influencing policy. Three papers are included. The first is an analysis of alternative approaches by civil society organizations in influencing policy.