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What would happen if you ran a whole country as a development project? By development project, I mean running a whole country, or at least large parts of if, by log-frame. I mean running a country by indicator - impact, outcome, output, activity - all the indicators that NGOs have to deal with?
I'm not saying this is necessarily a bad idea; I'm just asking what happens? Imagine you could tie the performance contract of the economic development minister (nationally or provincially) to…Continue
Simple narratives of aid are problematic. I think they're problematic whether they're presenting the problem over and over again or a simple story of success for one person. Smart aid needs smart donors and smart donors need more than just a simple narrative to stay interested.
Aid marketing is, after all (at least for the most part), about trying to get people to part with their…Continue
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The headquarters of the Okapi Wildlife Reserve in Epulu, DRC was attacked over the weekend and buildings burnt, guards killed, okapis eaten, local people displaced. I want to do something. I want to take action. I want to make this right, this one thing, to make it better. I want to spend my days running campaigns. I want to go there…Continue