Saving cost and reducing travel are a big thing at the World Bank at the moment – as in many organizations. So while it was always requested to do your homework before going on a scoping mission, now this homework really has to be much more in-depth, everything you can squeeze out of your desk (research), do squeeze… It has to produce tangible outputs and prepare you as best you can to use your brief and costly time in the field wisely. 203 more words
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These days the saying; ‘In the kingdom of blind men, the one-eyed is king’, expresses exactly how I feel. Only a month ago did I come to Uganda having a little bit of knowledge about anaerobic digestion in general with a slight focus on bio-slurry, all gained by reading articles and reports about it. 880 more words
Welcome, everybody, to my first post!
Yesterday I finally got around to creating my blog, yet the topic of my first post still eluded me. I lay awake in bed last night, listening to the sound of the DLR pass by outside my window, trying to come up with a first post. 1,311 more words
Positive aspects of the research experience:
The research opportunity offered a chance to complete our work in a completely different working environment to the majority of my academic experiences. 804 more words