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NGO mergers – Make sense, don’t they?

Should NGOs merge to save money and increase impact?

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Continue Reading 03/09/2011 at 11:26 am 2 comments

Learning from the Netherlands

This week, I attended the AGM of Partos, Dóchas’ counterpart in the Netherlands. I had been invited to address the meeting, reflecting on the differences and similarities in the Development sectors in Ireland and the Netherlands.

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Funding a Network

Third article in a series of reflections on managing change through NGO networks. Plenty of links to resources on the topic.

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Continue Reading 29/01/2011 at 10:02 am 2 comments

Managing NGO Networks

Second blog post, in a series of articles analysing the challenges of working through networks to bring about change. Contains reflections on the role of the network leadership and of decision-making processes in network settings.

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Continue Reading 22/01/2011 at 10:14 pm 5 comments

Managing Change in NGO Networks

In this first blog post in a series, Hans Zomer examines the particular nature of networks, and reflects on how decisions are arrived at in network settings, and what makes for an effective NGO network. (with links to various resources on the topic).

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Continue Reading 21/01/2011 at 7:42 pm 3 comments


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http://ourworldindata.org/data/health/maternal-mortality/ Today is World Food Day.

A day to celebrate that the days of truly enormous famines are over: http://blog.concern.net/global-hunger-index-2015-mapping-the-worlds-hunger Meet "Chocolate Mamas", producers of chocolate in #Tanzania, creating Tanzanian jobs. 
While #cocoa is grown in West Africa and Asia,
most #chocolate (the finished product) is made in Europe or the USA.

Meet Jaki Kweka, who is trying to change that. By creating protected areas and national parks and by limiting the spread of soy bean cultivation, Brazil has managed to drastically reduce the amount of rain forest being cleared.

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/deforestation-in-the-amazon-has-plummeted-almost-90pt/ Costa Rica, #Afghanistan, China, #India and Albania are all embracing renewable energy sources.

http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2015/sep/15/five-developing-countries-ditching-fossil-fuels-china-india-costa-rica-afghanistan-albania?CMP=share_btn_tw Social change needs empowered citizens, and empowered citizens need occasional encouragement.

Great to hear that we're not the only ones who believe in the power of positive news! 50,000 rice farmers in #IvoryCoast are now working with better seeds, improving food security in the West African country.

As a result, harvests have increased.

Source: World Bank, photo: Jbdodane / CC BY Sub-Saharan Africa’s first light rail system starts operations. 
As Ethiopians celebrate their New Year, they also prepare to mark the beginning of operations of a tram system in the #Ethiopian capital #AddisAbaba. 
Read more: http://mgafrica.com/article/2015-09-20-sub-saharan-africas-first-light-rail-system-starts-operationsyou-guessed-it-in-ethiopia Going Mobile in #Malawi”. A mobile phone information service established last year to provide timely information to rural poor farmers in a southern African country, has been used nearly half a million times since its launch.

Established in Malawi by Gorta-Self Help Africa last year, the ‘321’ voice-activated service provides subscribers to the country’s largest mobile phone network with farm information and advice that they can access at the push of a button. And it’s all free. Read more at http://dochas.ie/sites/default/files/The-Worlds-Best-News-2015_0.pdf 10,000 copies of "The World's Best News" were distributed all over #ireland today!

See how The Irish Times described our newspaper, and click the link to read all the articles online!

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