Geographic focus Africa
The Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation conducts empirical field-based research to assess the impact and effectiveness of interventions and policies aimed at empowering individuals in developing countries to improve their lives. Major research themes include governance and accountability, the promotion of agency in the delivery of health, education, and other public services, the role of mobile technology in development, and financial development and integration.
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Area of work
Amount committed (US$)
Georgetown University 2018 Kenya Grant
Georgetown 2017 Center on Privacy and Technology Grant
Data & Digital Rights
Georgetown 2020 Center on Privacy and Technology Grant
Exploring how to address the shortcomings around devolution in Kenya
Devolution in Kenya provides, in theory, a major opportunity for more equitable distribution of public goods and services and improved government accountability. However, it seems to be failing to live up to its promise.