Publication: From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green

First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Big Data and development: Upsides, downsides and a lot of questions

One of the weirder things I do is get interviewed on stuff I know absolutely nothing about (yeah, yeah, I know – no change there then). You get to grasshopper around multiple issues and disciplines, cobbling together ideas and arguments from scattered ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

What can Islam teach secular NGOs about conflict resolution? (and human development, climate change, gender rights…..)

Lucy Moore , a policy adviser at Islamic Relief Worldwide came to talk to Oxfam staff last week. We used the ‘in conversation’ format, along the lines of my recent chat with Jamie Love , which seems to work better than the standard powerpoint ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

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Highlights from last week’s tweets (and more displacement activity for Monday morning). Follow @fp2p if you want the rest, including lots more serious development type stuff Last Monday was Bastille day. Time for a makeover….. [h/t Stephen Brown] ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

What’s the best way to measure empowerment?

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) used to send me into a coma, but I have to admit, I’m starting to get sucked in. After all, who doesn’t want to know more about the impact of what we do all day? So I picked up the latest issue of Oxfam’s ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

A seismic shift in improving the behaviour of large companies? Guest post from Phil Bloomer

My former boss, Phil Bloomer is now running the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre . Here he sees some signs of hope that the debate on corporate responsibility is moving beyond trench warfare over voluntary v regulatory approaches. Fingers ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

How Change Happens: Supporting tribal people to claim their rights to India’s forests

Next up in the series of case studies in promoting ‘active citizenship’ is Oxfam India’s work in an impossible-to-spell new state. All comments welcome, full case study here [ P&C case study. v2 12 June 14 ] India’s new and heavily forested state ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Good? Bad? Ugly? Two years in, how’s Jim Kim doing as World Bank boss?

Nicolas Mombrial, head of the Oxfam’s Washington office, does his cup half full/empty thing on Jim Kim’s first two years in office This month, Jim Kim celebrated his second anniversary at the head of the World Bank Group (WBG). After his first year, ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

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Highlights from last week’s tweets (and more displacement activity for Monday morning). Follow @fp2p if you want the rest, including lots more serious development type stuff Twitter loves snark – the ‘4th law of thermodynamics’ got by far the most (in ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Some Friday Feelgood: Why campaigners should take heart from Anthony Trollope, the Overton Window and Madiba

“Many who before regarded legislation on the subject as chimerical, will now fancy that it is only dangerous, or perhaps not more than difficult. And so in time it will come to be looked on as among the things possible, then among the things probable;–and ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Why ‘political economy analysis’ has lost the plot, and we need to get back to power and politics

Adrian Leftwich  (right), a much-loved guru of the ‘ Thinking and Working Politically ’ (TWP) movement, died in April 2013. But in testament to his importance (and the slow grind of academic publishing), his last paper only came out last month, ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

From ‘baby-making machines’ to active citizens: how women are getting organized in Nepal (case study for comments)

Next up in this series of case studies in Active Citizenship is some inspiring work on women’s empowerment in Nepal. I would welcome comments on the full study:  Raising Her Voice Nepal final draft 4 July ‘I was just a baby making machine’; ‘Before ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 09 2014]
Entities: Nepal, Citizen, Leadership, Oxfam
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

An important breakthrough on disability, aid and development

One of the trends in aid and development in recent years has been increasing recognition of issues around disability. A lot of that is down to the activism of Disabled People’s Organizations (DPOs). Here disability campaigners Mosharraf Hossain ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 08 2014]

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Big Data and development: Upsides, downsides an... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 18 hours ago]
What can Islam teach secular NGOs about conflic... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 22 2014]
Links I liked [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 21 2014]
What’s the best way to measure empowerment? [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 18 2014]
A seismic shift in improving the behaviour of l... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 17 2014]
How Change Happens: Supporting tribal people to... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 16 2014]
Good? Bad? Ugly? Two years in, how’s Jim Kim do... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 15 2014]
Links I liked [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 14 2014]
Some Friday Feelgood: Why campaigners should ta... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 11 2014]
Why ‘political economy analysis’ has lost the p... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 10 2014]
From ‘baby-making machines’ to active citizens:... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 09 2014]
An important breakthrough on disability, aid an... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 08 2014]
Links I liked [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 07 2014]
Is ‘thinking and working politically’ compatibl... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 04 2014]
Which governments are doing best/worst in the f... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 03 2014]
Piketty + Ninja Puffins: A Perfect Week [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 02 2014]
Please steal these killer facts: a crib sheet f... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 01 2014]
Off on holiday, back next week. Here’s a cute p... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 26 2014]
Strengthening active citizenship after a trauma... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 25 2014]
20 years after the war, politics is frozen in B... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 24 2014]
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‘Economists know almost nothing about anything’... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 20 2014]
Working with unlikely bedfellows to turn BP Dee... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 19 2014]
What works in reducing gender inequality? Great... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 18 2014]
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Are we measuring the right things? The latest m... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 16 2014]
Where does power lie a fragile state like Easte... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 13 2014]
What should we do differently when an ‘emergenc... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 12 2014]
Impressions of humanitarianism (based on last w... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 11 2014]
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Big Data and development: Upsides, downsides an... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 18 hours ago]
One of the weirder things I do is get interviewed on stuff I know absolutely nothing about (yeah, yeah, I know – no change there then). You get to grasshopper around multiple issues and disciplines, cobbling together ideas and arguments from scattered ...
What can Islam teach secular NGOs about conflic... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 22 2014]
Lucy Moore , a policy adviser at Islamic Relief Worldwide came to talk to Oxfam staff last week. We used the ‘in conversation’ format, along the lines of my recent chat with Jamie Love , which seems to work better than the standard powerpoint ...
Links I liked [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 21 2014]
Highlights from last week’s tweets (and more displacement activity for Monday morning). Follow @fp2p if you want the rest, including lots more serious development type stuff Last Monday was Bastille day. Time for a makeover….. [h/t Stephen Brown] ...
What’s the best way to measure empowerment? [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 18 2014]
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) used to send me into a coma, but I have to admit, I’m starting to get sucked in. After all, who doesn’t want to know more about the impact of what we do all day? So I picked up the latest issue of Oxfam’s ...
A seismic shift in improving the behaviour of l... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 17 2014]
My former boss, Phil Bloomer is now running the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre . Here he sees some signs of hope that the debate on corporate responsibility is moving beyond trench warfare over voluntary v regulatory approaches. Fingers ...
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