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Diana Cammack

Research Associate

Portrait of Diana Cammack
Diana is an ODI Research Associate and specialist in southern African politics.

Diana Cammack is an ODI Research Associate and a specialist in southern African politics. She has worked in the region for thirty years and has lived there for more than fifteen. She focuses on Malawian politics but has also written on aid, governance, human rights, and conflict in Africa generally. In recent years she has been involved in a number of political economy studies, with a focus on neopatrimonial and fragile states. She leads the APPP Local Governance and Leadership research stream and APPP’s Malawi research team, which is studying governance and the delivery of public goods in peri-urban areas.

  1. Delivering services in Malawi: what prospects after the elections?


  2. Malawi goes to the polls in a climate of distrust and instability

  3. Fragmented governance and local service delivery in Malawi

    Research reports

  4. Malawi’s medical emergency

  5. The supply and distribution of essential medicines in Malawi: summary findings

    Research reports

  6. Empty pumps and rising prices: politics as usual in Joyce Banda's Malawi?

  7. How democracy came through in Malawi's succession

  8. Malawi risks becoming 'fragile state'

  9. Developmental patrimonialism? Questioning the orthodoxy on political governance and economic progress in Africa

    Working papers

  10. Local governance and public goods in Malawi

    Working papers

  11. Developmental patrimonialism? The case of Malawi

    Working papers

  12. ‘Town Chiefs’ in Malawi

    Working papers

  13. Political Economy Analysis 'How to Note'


  14. Neopatrimonial Politics, Decentralisation and Local Government: Uganda and Malawi in 2006

    Working papers

  15. Politics and Policy Processes: Discussion Workshop for the 2008 World Development Report on Agriculture


  16. State Building and Fragile States


  17. China and the politics of development in Africa

  18. State-Building, Aid & Security in the Context of Failed States Samuels


  19. Response to the DFID White Paper Consultation 'Eliminating World Poverty: a consultation document'

  20. States and Civil Societies in the New Aid Approach