27.02.19

The war on women and children in South Africa

The family is the site of extremely violent incidents in South African society—particularly involving women and children. What can the state do?

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19.02.19

What is the role of engineers in international development?

We are likely to see a broader range of people working on international development –  which brings many opportunities, but also challenges.

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13.02.19

What have we learned about Empowerment and Accountability in fragile/violent places?

Duncan Green makes the case for building an emotional ecosystem as the enabling environment for action, and for positive deviance, despite the challenges both pose to business as usual for aid organisations.

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06.02.19

What’s in a name? The decline of ‘overseas development / famine relief’ charities in the UK

What do changing patterns in charities’ declared purpose and geography of activity tell us about the health of charities working on international development?

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30.01.19

Report from the LIBSENSE Repository Workshop I

Report written by Kathleen Shearer, Omo Oaiya and Iryna Kuchma, and originally published 2.12.18 via WACREN (West and Central African Research and Education Network) On November 19 & 20, 2018, a repository workshop was held in Zanzibar City, Tanzania. The workshop was jointly organized by West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN), EIFL and the Confederation […]

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24.01.19

Elephants and Sesame

Blog post by SIID Director Dan Brockington, telling the story of how a malfunctioning Wildlife Management Area causes a dilemma for development in Mbomaminijika, Tanzania. Originally posted Nov 13 2018 by NEPSUS.  There is an old adage among Marxists that the one thing worse than being exploited by capital is not being exploited by it […]

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