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Even it Up: Big global campaign on inequality launched today

Today Oxfam launches Even It Up , its big new inequality campaign. For me, the most striking killer fact from the launch report: ‘The number of billionaires has doubled since the financial crisis, as inequality spirals out of control. In the same ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

What if we scrapped The Project – are there better ways to fund development?

Yesterday I gave some general feedback on last week’s Doing Development Differently conference. Today I want to talk about projects, or rather The Project. Joel Hellman of the World Bank gave the following definition: What is a project? - Time ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Doing Development Differently: Report back from two mind-blowing days at Harvard

Spent an intense two days at Harvard last week, taking part in a ‘ Doing Development Differently’ (DDD) seminar , hosted by Matt Andrews , who runs Harvard’s ‘Building State Capability’ programme and ODI . About 40 participants, a mixture of multilaterals ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Links I liked

I’m off on holiday this week, and even it rains, that at least means I can escape from the irritation of wall to wall Russell Brand for a bit. Meanwhile, for those of you condemned to work on a Monday morning, here’s the highlights of last week’s tweets ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

An authorial moment

This has never happened to me before (sadly), so I thought it was worth recording. And anyway, I’m a suffering author right now, so please indulge me. She was sitting 3 rows in front of me on the bus from Oxford down to London. Dangly earrings. Cool ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 24 2014]
Entities: Stalker, Twitter, Radiation
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Participatory Evaluation, or how to find out what really happened in your project

Trust IDS to hide its light under a bushel of off-putting jargon. It took me a while to get round to reading ‘ Using Participatory Process Evaluation to Understand the Dynamics of Change in a Nutrition Education Programme ’, by Andrea Cornwall , but ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Let’s Talk About Sex: why sexual satisfaction & pleasure should be on the international development agenda

This guest post is by Chloe Safier  (@chloelenas), Regional Gender Lead for Oxfam in Southern Africa, with thoughtful contributions from Marc Wegerif I was sitting at dinner with my Oxfam colleagues on a Sunday night, just before a country strategy ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

How Soap Operas and cable TV promote women’s rights and family planning

Taking a break from the How Change Happens book this week to head off to Harvard for a Matt Andrews/ODI seminar on ‘Doing Development Differently’ + a day at Oxfam America on Friday. Will report back, I’m sure. Meanwhile, I’ve just finished the draft ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: Soap, Fertility, Brazil, India
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Links I liked

To lure you away from your Monday morning tasks, we’ll start this roundup of last week’s top @fp2p tweets with some good news Get a life: a new paper shows that the harder you work, the fatter you get . To which Claire Melamed replied, ‘so if we get ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

From transactional to transformational: thinking about the future of Social Accountability. Twaweza guest post.

Varja Lipovsek & Ben Taylor of Twaweza, one of my favourite accountability NGOs, read the tea leaves on the future of their field In the private rooms of the Royal Society in London, under the stern gaze of Isaac Newton, the World Bank, DFID, ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Is doing something about inequality a choice between bash the rich v tackling poverty? Some thoughts for Blog Action Day

Today is Blog Action Day , and we’re all supposed to blog about inequality. Ricardo Fuentes (Oxfam Head of Research) & his team are even marking the day by kicking off a new inequality-themed blog, Mind the Gap – check it out. I’ve already done ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Is the era of flagship publications (HDR, WDR) coming to an end?

Had an interesting chat with some UNDP types last week in the Brixton cafe that is fast becoming my second office. In the same week as UNDP was named top donor on transparency (ahead of the UK and US), they were evaluating the UNDP’s flagship publication, ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 15 2014]

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Even it Up: Big global campaign on inequality l... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 7 hours ago]
What if we scrapped The Project – are there bet... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 29 2014]
Doing Development Differently: Report back from... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 28 2014]
Links I liked [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 27 2014]
An authorial moment [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 24 2014]
Participatory Evaluation, or how to find out wh... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 23 2014]
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How Soap Operas and cable TV promote women’s ri... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 21 2014]
Links I liked [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 20 2014]
From transactional to transformational: thinkin... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 17 2014]
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How Change Happens: Great new case studies + an... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 24 2014]
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Even it Up: Big global campaign on inequality l... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 7 hours ago]
Today Oxfam launches Even It Up , its big new inequality campaign. For me, the most striking killer fact from the launch report: ‘The number of billionaires has doubled since the financial crisis, as inequality spirals out of control. In the same ...
What if we scrapped The Project – are there bet... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 29 2014]
Yesterday I gave some general feedback on last week’s Doing Development Differently conference. Today I want to talk about projects, or rather The Project. Joel Hellman of the World Bank gave the following definition: What is a project? - Time ...
Doing Development Differently: Report back from... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 28 2014]
Spent an intense two days at Harvard last week, taking part in a ‘ Doing Development Differently’ (DDD) seminar , hosted by Matt Andrews , who runs Harvard’s ‘Building State Capability’ programme and ODI . About 40 participants, a mixture of multilaterals ...
Links I liked [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 27 2014]
I’m off on holiday this week, and even it rains, that at least means I can escape from the irritation of wall to wall Russell Brand for a bit. Meanwhile, for those of you condemned to work on a Monday morning, here’s the highlights of last week’s tweets ...
An authorial moment [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 24 2014]
This has never happened to me before (sadly), so I thought it was worth recording. And anyway, I’m a suffering author right now, so please indulge me. She was sitting 3 rows in front of me on the bus from Oxford down to London. Dangly earrings. Cool ...
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