"This toolkit describes a range of tools that CSOs [Civil Society Organisations] might use to understand and map political context, in order to engage more effectively in policy processes. This guide introduces a series of tools that have been designed to map various dimensions of political context. The tools have been selected because they cover a wide variety of political dimensions."
The following tools are presented in Mapping Political Context: A Toolkit for Civil Society Organisations:
|Tools for Mapping Political Context|
|Civil Society Index (CIVICUS)|
|Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (WB)|
|Democracy and Governance Assessment (USAID)|
|Drivers of Change (DFID)|
|Governance Matters/Country Diagnostics (WBI)|
|Governance Questionnaire (GTZ)|
|Power Analysis (Sida)|
|World Governance Assessment|
Reference: Nash, R., Hudson, A. and Luttrell, C. (2006). Mapping Political Context: A Toolkit for Civil Society Organisations. Overseas Development Institute, London, UK. Full text online at: https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/odi-assets/publications-opinion-files/186.pdf.
Posted: December 2011
Last modified: August 2014