BEST-Dialogue Impact

BEST-AC Longitudinal Impact Assessment – Case Study

Published on: November, 2015       BEST-Dialogue

TCT is an apex PSO, established in 2000, with six member PSOs when it launched, later increased to 12. These represent stakeholders across the tourism industry. The case study illustrates a strategic approach to advocacy, which placed proposals for regulatory and tax change within a developmental vision.

BEST-AC Fifth Longitudinal Impact Assessment (LIA)

Published on: November, 2015       BEST-Dialogue

There is compelling evidence on the contribution of the private sector to economic growth. The private sector is recognised as a key driver of economic growth and poverty reduction.1 It is responsible for around 90 per cent of employment in the developing world and is a provider of critical goods and services.

BEST-AC Fourth Longitudinal Impact Assessment (LIA)

Published on: November, 2014       BEST-AC

The BEST-AC Longitudinal Impact Assessment (LIA) is a five-year evaluation. The overall objective of the LIA is to evaluate BEST AC’s (Phase II) progress against its goal to achieve a business enabling environment that is more conducive to private sector growth. In particular, it will assess whether and to what extent PSO advocacy, supported by BEST AC, has resulted in improvements in the business-enabling environment and increased jobs and incomes by influencing policy or regulatory changes.

Challenges Facing Business Advocacy Funds

Published on: October, 2014       BEST-AC

This paper gives a conceptual structure of potential challenges in the business advocacy fund model. A commentary explains which of these challenges have been most evident in BEST‐AC.

Five Types of Advocacy Projects

Published on: November, 2013       BEST-AC

This briefing shows What are the common characteristics of advocacy projects that succeed as against those that do not (e.g. kind of PSO, issue addressed, target authority)?” This paper provides our early thoughts on a way to classify ‘types of advocacy issue’ and think about their critical success factors.