The Law & Development Partnership (LDP)
LDP provides high level strategic advice and support to developing country governments and their donor partners across four core areas of expertise: security and justice; economic growth; governance; and trade and regional integration. We are committed to empowering people in the developing world to access justice, economic opportunities and good governance.
We specialise in policy development, strategic planning and the implementation of transformative change. We work with our clients to develop practical, value for money, locally-owned solutions that deliver results. Our core team of legal and governance experts, economists and international development specialists has headquarters in the UK and representation in East Africa, and is supported by our global network of associates.
Investment climate reform: doing it differently
Drawing on our experience in taking a problem-focused approach to investment climate reform, we discuss in this peer-reviewed synthesis paper emerging lessons and reflections on what works, both in recent literature and in practical experience.
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Research Handbook on Secured Financing in Commercial Transactions
LDP director Clare Manuel contributed a chapter on women’s access to secured finance to this handbook. The chapter provides an overview of what we know about women’s access to secured finance internationally and considers how the formal law can help or hinder it.
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