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Climate Change and Development: Return of the Technocracy?

A few weeks ago I attended an experience-sharing event for the Strategic Climate Institutions Program, a five-year initiative that aims to build the capacity of the Ethiopia government to implement its Climate Resilient Green Economy strategy. One thing that struck … Continue reading

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The PDF download debate: view from an Ethiopian research organisation

A¬†report published by the World Bank¬†earlier this month found that over 31% of its policy reports have never been downloaded, not even once. This is quite a startling (albeit perhaps unsurprising) finding given that one of the primary objectives of … Continue reading

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Organisational Capacity Building – A Systems Perspective.

I have been reflecting on the inherent challenges of building the capacity of local organisations in development and I believe that adopting a systems perspective is a very useful lens for assessing capacity needs and for identifying points of intervention. … Continue reading

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