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September 1st, 2011 - 4:58 pm § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

Another Must Listen

Highlighting This American Life’s Episode 444: Gossip (Originally aired 8/26/11), which covers research relevant to HIV prevention in Malawi.[...]

August 12th, 2011 - 1:51 pm § in Guest Bloggers

Participation: Reality or the Promised Land? A View from South Sudan

Guest post by an aid worker in South Sudan: “Participation is a development anthem whose lyrics are not patriotically respected by the professionals of development. Even though the concept has been popularized…most projects still manipulate beneficiaries to accept outsiders’ wishes.”[...]

June 22nd, 2010 - 6:14 pm § in Reflection & Rumination

A Must Listen

This American Life 408: Island Time (Originally aired 5/21/10) brilliantly covers the “byzantine system of aid agencies, NGOs, and government bureaucracy” administering the $9 billion(!) of pledged Haitian relief.[...]