Learning to Do Development Differently

I was immediately a fan of the Doing Development Differently (DDD) manifesto. It was launched in 2014 while I was an ODI Fellow in Zanzibar. I recognised that “too many development initiatives have limited impact” and fail to address the complexity of their context. I saw this all around me: well-meaning and talented outsiders arriving… Continue reading Learning to Do Development Differently

Saturday Morning Reading #32

Here’s your Saturday morning reading… 1. If annoying, talking down to or ‘othering’ people is a terrible way to influence them, why do we keep doing it? (research edition) | Duncan Green – From Poverty to Power “Alienating your audience to this degree is a pretty terrible way to influence anyone […] I found it… Continue reading Saturday Morning Reading #32