Posts filed under ‘Development Effectiveness’
Rob Kevlihan discusses his idea that aid and social services can contribute to peace indirectly by contributing to changes within insurgent movements.
Dóchas has developed Guidelines for NGOs working in partnerships – That is, for nearly every Development NGO on the planet…
A short overview of some key Aid and Development related processes happening in 2014
An explanation of why good intentions are not good enough, when it comes to helping the victims of disasters such as typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines.
Hans Zomer shares some thoughts after attending Bond’s 2013 Conference earlier this week. Theme of the Conference was Innovation in Development.
An invitation to join the discussions about “Open Government” in Ireland. And why Open Data is important for Development Cooperation.
On 2 May, Dóchas hosted a conference entitled “Initiate – Transparency In Action” to bring NGOs, academia, and Irish Aid representatives together to learn how the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) could help further strengthen transparency and Accountability in the sector.
2013 has been named the International Year of Quinoa. But as these articles demonstrate, there is a growing debate about whether the growing demand for this superfood is contributing to growing poverty in Bolivia and Peru. This article provides links to a large number of articles on the issue.
A new NGO report shows that progress on aid donors’ promises to improve development cooperation is slow.
In a recent article, ‘Beyond Charity’, Martin Kirk, Head of Campaigns, Oxfam UK, summarised his thoughts on a lot of recent research and thinking on communicating development.
While he speaks to the UK’s experience, our sector is a global one and there is much in this polemical article to challenge us here in Ireland. This blog summarises his contribution to the debate.