The TWP Community Podcast

In this podcast series Alina Rocha Menocal, Director of the TWP CoP, discusses a variety of topics from a thinking and working politically perspective with a range of external experts. If you have ideas for a podcast topic and/or would like to feature, please email k.hellier@bham.ac.uk.  

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In this episode, Alina Rocha Menocal interviewed Duncan Green, who is is a leading thinker on international development, senior strategic adviser to Oxfam GB, and Professor in Practice at LSE. Duncan tells us about a course he helps to run called GELI – Influencing for Senior Leaders; analysis, strategy and practice, and why it is all about TWP. You can also watch the video here.

In this episode, Alina Rocha Menocal interviewed Kerry Selvester, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator for MUVA & Director of the Mozambican NGO ANSA, and Sam Sharp, Senior Research Officer in Politics and Governance at ODI, on lessons and insights from MUVA – a women’s economic empowerment programme in Mozambique established with a specific mandate to test, learn and adapt. You can also watch the video here.

In this episode, Alina Rocha Menocal had the pleasure of interviewing Idayat Hassan, director of the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) (Abuja, Nigeria), on what is needed for greater democracy support. You can also watch the video here.

In this episode, Wilfred Mwamba, DAI Deputy Chief of Party for the USAID Local Governance Activity in Zambia, gives great insights into how he uses TWP in practice, with examples from his work in Nigeria and DRC. You can also watch the video here.