The last Development Nutshell! 26 minutes of reflection on my 20 years at Oxfam, which are coming to an end next week.
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Yep, this is it. Walking the plank as of next Tuesday, so here are some parting reflections I've been putting up on the blog over the last few days, and links to a bunch of more normal FP2P fare, which I've had to leave out due to lack of time. I’m leaving Oxfam – here’s what happens next Some Reflections on Leaving Oxfam after 20 years Learning from Humiliation, Shame and Failure Thirty Years of Anti-Corruption: A Personal Reflection by Kenyan legend John Githongo How the pregnancy penalty supercharges global inequality RIP Father Frans von Hoff – the co-founder of the Fairtrade Movement Cou ..read more
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Development Nutshell, (30m). Audio roundup of February blogs on From Poverty to Power
From Poverty to Power
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4M ago
GELI Stories:  -          Building Coalitions between UN Agencies and Government Ministries in Eswatini -          Working in closed and informal political spaces like Eritrea  4 posts on future of UK Aid under Labour: -          Two from Andy Sumner of Kings -          Options for UK Aid: DFID survivor Tom Wingfield responds to Andy Sumner -          Lisa Nandy on UK's Future Development Policy Under Labour ..read more
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Development Nutshell, bumper edition (28m). Audio roundup of January/February blogs on From Poverty to Power
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5M ago
How Blogs can Change Government Policy Six big humanitarian policy trends for 2024 What are the Grounds for Hope in a World of Wrecks? The Rise of 'Trust-Based Philanthropy' - aka Unconditional Cash Transfers to NGOs Is Poverty Porn a thing of the past? Yes and No ..read more
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Claire Melamed on Data, Power and Sustainable Development
From Poverty to Power
by From Poverty to Power
7M ago
I sat down a few months ago to discuss data and development with Clare Melamed, who runs the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data. Transcript available on the From Poverty to Power blog ..read more
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Development Nutshell, (19m). Audio roundup of last few posts on From Poverty to Power, November and December
From Poverty to Power
by From Poverty to Power
7M ago
Links I Liked UN Women makes Norm Change central to its mission What's it like Explaining NGOs to Senior Military types from 40 Countries? Feminist Climate Justice – what is it and how could it help? Mia Mottley on Slavery, Poverty, George Floyd, Climate and the Future of the World Some last minute Christmas book presents   ..read more
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Development Nutshell, (19m). Audio roundup of last few posts on From Poverty to Power, November and Decemer
From Poverty to Power
by From Poverty to Power
7M ago
Links I Liked UN Women makes Norm Change central to its mission What's it like Explaining NGOs to Senior Military types from 40 Countries? Feminist Climate Justice – what is it and how could it help? Mia Mottley on Slavery, Poverty, George Floyd, Climate and the Future of the World Some last minute Christmas book presents   ..read more
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Development Nutshell, (20m). Audio roundup of blogs on From Poverty to Power, w/b 13th and 20th November
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by From Poverty to Power
8M ago
Links I Liked Voices of Gaza What do 70 Masters students from around the world want to campaign on? What to read on the new UK White Paper on International Development? What can we learn from looking at the overlaps between innovations in ways of doing research and neglected development issues?   ..read more
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Development Nutshell, bumper edition (30m). Audio roundup of October/November blogs so far on From Poverty to Power
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9M ago
Why did the Street Movements of the 2010s fail? What Tactics are most Effective in Non-Violent Protest? Think tanks are struggling. They need to change. Whoop Whoop. Just made a personal Webpage it's super easy. RIP Saleemul Huq, a true climate hero Why a “humanitarian pause” or “humanitarian corridors” are simply not the answer in Gaza Pracademics: just a clunky new word, or something more significant/substantial ..read more
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Development Nutshell (22m). Audio roundup of From Poverty to Power posts wb 9th and 16th October
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9M ago
Links I Liked Which book should I review next? You decide please! How do we talk about Older People in Development and Activism? Be Care-full. A poem for the times Links I Liked Will growth be enough to end poverty? New Projections of the UN Sustainable Development Goals What would make an Atheist spend a day discussing Faith and Development ..read more
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Development Nutshell podcast . 27m roundup of posts for w/b 25th September and 2nd October
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by From Poverty to Power
10M ago
Links I Liked Finishing a 2nd Edition of How Change Happens - here are drafts of two new chapters for you to read.  5 Things we Learned from Evaluating the Impact of Research How Local Women Mobilizers Shaped Ukraine’s Invasion Response New Version of the free online 'Make Change Happen' course launched this week - check it out Do our LSE Activism Students know it all already?  ..read more
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