A self-described aid agnostic shares his thoughts on CDA Collaborative Learning Project’s new book, “Time to Listen: Hearing People on the Receiving End of International Aid.”
How-matters.org’s 111th post! Celebrating some results of the past year and sharing next steps!
Are we overlooking the capacity of local NGOs? My guest post on The Broker Online argues that rather than being the lowest common denominator of international assistance, local indigenous organizations should be regarded as the fundamental unit of effective development aid.
Sharing a list of fundraising resources for community-based organizations in the developing world.
“If your general impression [is that most grassroots organizations are incapacitated], then you’ve been driving a white SUV through a village to get the ‘authentic’ feel of some project.” ~Marc Maxson of GlobalGiving’s Storytelling Project
Live tweet transcript from Oxfam’s “The Road to Busan: Ensuring Citizens Drive Their Own Development” session at the World Bank/IMF spring meetings…and a Beatle sings about development?
An overview of the session, “Winds of Change: Will it bring a new development paradigm?” that will take place this week during the World Bank/IMF spring meetings. Join the webcast on Friday, April 15th at 2pm EST (6pm GMT).
A new charismatic CEO for GAVI: Can he see through spin at global health cocktail parties? Get dirt under his fingernails to discover the real customers? Negotiate with pharma for lower prices? Get non-Gates donors to open their wallets? And all at the same time?
Sharing excerpts of twelve papers on international development and aid effectiveness from my reading pile.
A list of fundraising resources for community-based organizations in the developing world