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DiploFoundation and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) recently signed a new memorandum of understanding on training for capacity development.
The course introduces concepts and insights from applied political economy and the science of delivery. Topics include:
Reducing delay, error, and diversion of funds in citizen services
Using citizen monitoring and community-driven projects to improve services in rural areas
Preventing conflicts of interest or self-dealing from blocking institutional reform; building trust and community and changing public expectations
The current migration crisis in the Mediterranean is a stark reminder of the human cost of conflict. Conflicts have become more difficult to resolve, and the transition for affected countries to greater socio-economic development has become more difficult and costly. This is seen not least in Syria, Libya, South Sudan, the Sahel and Ukraine.
The Learn4dev annual meeting was the perfect occasion to exchange with colleagues on new trends and capacity challenges. Below you will find inspiring keynote messages from two of the guest speakers:
Capacity development – where people, organisations and society as a whole unleash, strengthen, create, adapt and maintain capacity over time – has been an elusive challenge.
The learn4dev Expert Group on Capacity Development (CD) is a learning platform for CD experts to share, reflect and develop CD work and concept development.
Watch this Briefing live: The Brussels Development Briefing n.40 on the subject of “Data: the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries?” will be held in Brussels at 14h00-18h00 (preceded by lunch 12h00-14h00) on W
Briefing de Bruxelles 40: « Les données : la prochaine révolution pour l’agriculture dans les pays ACP? »
Suivre en direct ce Briefing : Le Briefing de Bruxelles n.40 sur le sujet « Les données: la prochaine révolution de l’agriculture dans les pays ACP ?« , se tiendra à Bruxelles le mecredi 18 février 2015 de 14h00 à 18h00 (précédé par ledéjeuner, 12h00-14h00) au Secrétariat ACP (451 Avenue Georges Henri, 1200 Bruxelles, Salle C).
Many Government Organizations (GO), Non Government Organizations (NGO), Business Organiazations and international Aid Agencies work in many countries for social and economical development. There are various types of projects and programs implemented for developing the socio-economic conditions of those countries, especially in developing and under developed countries. Since hundreds of years, the development agencies have been working in many countries only for doing various development issues.
Prochain Briefing de Bruxelles 39 « Le Rôle joué par l'Agroalimentaire et les Partenariats de Développement dans le Développement de l'Agriculture en Afrique »
Next Brussels Briefing 39: The Role of Agribusiness and Development Partnerships in Advancing African Agriculture
The next Brussels Development Briefing on “Global food systems, local impact: the role of agribusiness and development partnerships in advancing African agriculture” will take place Tuesday 25th November 2014 (9h-13h) at the A
CD e-learning course now accepting applicants for next session
Knowledge For Development without Borders (KFDWB) is intended for providing worldwide Development Aid Support Services to development agencies, organizations, local governments, NGOs public and private institutions through the project development Aid Support mechanism by helping local communities know and understand which human development challenges and/or frustrations they are facing each day, and make these information and knowledge universally accessible via a central database and useful to development organizations
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Valuable insights from Simon Forrester in the CSO group
I would also say that the "CD traps" listed there are also applicable to different kinds of organisations involved in a change process.
An interesting post on the knowledge management group:
The What Works Review of the Use of Evidence in DFID was carried out by the What Works team in the Cabinet Office and the Evidence into Action team in DFID. This report gives an insight on how DFID deals with knowledge and more specifically the use of evidence in its external assitance operations.
Recently in Bangladesh, some agricultural farmers showed their agitation against the government by through tons of paddy in the main road of capital city. The cause of their grief was that, they couldn’t make profit by selling paddy due to the high production costs and also excess production of paddy in this year. In last winter some vegetable farmers also through tons of tomato in the roads of several cities of Bangladesh due to same cause.
ILO and UNDP coordinate the e-discussions on the Post-2015 Dialogue on strengthening capacities and building effective institutions. The e-discussion foresees 2 phases:
A short guide for programme designers published by the Guardian.