What kind of research should inform Covid responses?
June 22, 2020 This post is co-authored with Irene Guijt If we agree that evidence-informed policy and practice are good things, we need to think about what kind of research gets commissioned. Some kinds of research are definitely more useful than others. We’ve been discussing the urgent needs in Covid research with Heather Marquette (after her […]
Exploring the UK’s NGO sector
Find out about the launch of NGO Explorer tool,
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 […]
From Silicon Valley to Silicon Savannah? Tech Hubs in the Global South
Behind the homogeneous branding of Tech Hubs all over the world as “spaces for innovation”, there are almost certainly heterogeneous modes of enactment of the spaces that give rise to multiple, or limited, values to local communities.
How radio can help empower women in Niger
In Niger, women experience widespread gender inequality, and child marriage is common. See how radio, as a vehicle for information, is being used as a tool for women’s empowerment.
The body and the mind: the benefits of studying development from a psychosocial perspective
If development is freedom, then how do you know that you are free?