Rich Mallett

Devex

Rich Mallett is a researcher at the Overseas Development Institute, where he works full time on the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium: a six-year global research program exploring livelihoods, service delivery and state building in conflict-affected places.

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Why capacity building needs to smarten up
13 Jul 2015

At its most basic, capacity building is about development agencies doing themselves out of a job. The problem is, that doesn’t look like it’s going to happen any time soon. In this guest commentary, Rich Mallett, a researcher with ODI's Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium, suggests three key ideas for how capacity building might smarten up.