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Knock Knock. Who’s There? WE’RE HERE

Written by: Virginia Vigliar

The recently published MSF Report “ Where is Everyone” has cause a lot of (distorted) opinion in the media and in development. 713 more words

Ethiopia commits to eliminating child marriage and FGM by 2025

The Government of Ethiopia has made a commitment to eliminate child marriage and female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Ethiopia by 2025.

His Excellency Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Demeke Mekonnen announced a package of action at a global summit in London, hosted jointly by the UK government and UNICEF. 760 more words


DfID and BBC Media Action funding for North Korea

Lord Alton, Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea, has asked the UK Government: “how much funding has been provided to BBC Media Action by the Department for International Development; whether the criteria for funding allocation include consideration of projects in closed countries with least access to news; and how much has been allocated to projects seeking to reach the people of North Korea”. 279 more words


It takes a village, revisited

So the UK government is facing a judicial review in the High Court for providing aid to Ethiopia without regard to its human rights record. As reported by the… 771 more words

Poverty and Shame in the UK (VIDEO)

by Elaine Chase and Robert Walker (United Kingdom)

Working with colleagues in China, India, Norway, Pakistan, South Korea and Uganda, we have recently completed research funded by the UK… 675 more words


Comparing communal areas and new resettlements in Zimbabwe I: An introduction to a short blog series

One of the things people have asked us about our research on land reform in Zimbabwe is: are people better off in the new resettlements, compared to the communal areas? 875 more words

Change agents at the USF Social Marketing Conference

Tulodo’s Nick Goodwin and Irma Martam attended the recent Social Marketing Conference, hosted by the University of South Florida. Irma was the recipient of the conference’s prestigious Fostering Equity Scholarship and attended the pre-conference Training Academy with social marketing practitioners and researchers from around the world. 141 more words