Disability in Development

Over the past two years an increasing amount of my work has included disability.  Until relatively recently disability as an area of work or a rights-based issue has been almost invisible in international development.  The convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD) has changed that.  A rights-based approach Read more…

All in it together?

Increasingly NGOs and development agencies are either choosing or being required to work in partnerships and coalitions to better take advantage of funding opportunities or to better deliver interventions on the ground. Monitors and evaluators are increasingly being presented with coalitions and consortiums as entities that need to be measured, Read more…

Wholesome to the core!

Everybody is after core funding.  I mean everybody!  Many NGOs see core funding as some sort of holy grail that will give them financial stability and sustainability, and allow them to focus on their own priorities.  well, it isn’t exactly like that. From a recent study I’ve done (still being Read more…