From Poverty to Power

What’s hot and what’s not in development?

I met Duncan Green for the first time a few months ago at the Cambridge International Development Conference 2012, and again last Tuesday when he came to SOAS to speak at one of the Department of  Development Studies seminars. What’s

From Poverty to Power

What’s hot and what’s not in development?

I met Duncan Green for the first time a few months ago at the Cambridge International Development Conference 2012, and again last Tuesday when he came to SOAS to speak at one of the Department of  Development Studies seminars. What’s

Top Tips for a Career in Development

It has been almost two months since my last post. Three weeks in Paris, four essays, a new job and Term 2 started three weeks ago. The new year brought with it a new absolute priority for me and many

Top Tips for a Career in Development

It has been almost two months since my last post. Three weeks in Paris, four essays, a new job and Term 2 started three weeks ago. The new year brought with it a new absolute priority for me and many

Who’s going to make the difference in 2013?

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 7,500 views in 2012. If every person who reached the

Who’s going to make the difference in 2013?

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 7,500 views in 2012. If every person who reached the

Cambridge International Development Conference 2012: Ethical Development?

Cambridge International Development Conference 2012 – Women, CSR, Religion, BRIICS and Duncan Green

Alarm 5am. Train 7.28 from Liverpool Street Station. Final destination: Cambridge University Law Faculty (no, unfortunately not one of the Harry-Potter-style colleges) for the Cambridge International Development Conference (IDC) 2012: Ethical Development? It’s cold and windy, unbelievably cold and windy.

Cambridge International Development Conference 2012: Ethical Development?

Cambridge International Development Conference 2012 – Women, CSR, Religion, BRIICS and Duncan Green

Alarm 5am. Train 7.28 from Liverpool Street Station. Final destination: Cambridge University Law Faculty (no, unfortunately not one of the Harry-Potter-style colleges) for the Cambridge International Development Conference (IDC) 2012: Ethical Development? It’s cold and windy, unbelievably cold and windy.

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Shopping at Aarong – When the fashion industry is social

During my last days in Dhaka I started looking for a place where to buy some souvenirs – not an easy task in a country where the tourist industry is not at all developed. My first stop was at Grameen

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Shopping at Aarong – When the fashion industry is social

During my last days in Dhaka I started looking for a place where to buy some souvenirs – not an easy task in a country where the tourist industry is not at all developed. My first stop was at Grameen

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Quantum of Hope – Free Dental Care for Underpriviliged

“You can do no great things, just small things with great love” – Mother Teresa Rushil (23) recently founded Quantum of Hope (QoH), an organisation devoted to provide free dental care to underpriviliged people. In this interview, he tells us

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Quantum of Hope – Free Dental Care for Underpriviliged

“You can do no great things, just small things with great love” – Mother Teresa Rushil (23) recently founded Quantum of Hope (QoH), an organisation devoted to provide free dental care to underpriviliged people. In this interview, he tells us

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Fundraising Campaign for Maer Achol, Dhaka – A project by Partenaires

While in Paris for Convergences 2015 some weeks ago, I took the opportunity to meet Christian Raymond and Monique Pauly, respectively President and Director of  Development of  the association Partenaires. Let’s go back to a few months before, when I was in Dhaka for five weeks to

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Fundraising Campaign for Maer Achol, Dhaka – A project by Partenaires

While in Paris for Convergences 2015 some weeks ago, I took the opportunity to meet Christian Raymond and Monique Pauly, respectively President and Director of  Development of  the association Partenaires. Let’s go back to a few months before, when I was in Dhaka for five weeks to