2022 March 30
Charting the future of Branch Development

This research has been commissioned by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies (IFRC) National Society Development and Volunteering (NSDV) Unit, to inform the upcoming branch development consultations and the possible creation of a branch development framework. Specifically, the research aimed to support IFRC to review and capture existing good practices in branch development and to provide analysis on gaps and potential improvements to branch development practice. This report articulates best practices, trends and gaps in support to branch development and the value proposition of investing in branch development.