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Building stability overseas - one brick at a time

This post was also published on International Alert’s website.

Earlier this year a new guidance document was finalised outlining five building blocks and five shifts for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and its work on building stability in fragile states and societies. 1,211 more words


Guest Post: An Exercise in Underachievement--The UK's Half-Hearted Half-Measures To Exclude Corrupt Bidders from Public Procurement

GAB is delighted to welcome back Susan Hawley, policy director of Corruption Watch, to contribute today’s guest post:

A year ago, in May 2016, the UK government gathered 43 nations around the world together at the… 763 more words

Guest Commentary

DFID’s view on adaptive programming

Adaptive programming has been a hot topic in the development sector recently, but what exactly is it and what is new? To find out more I organised a dedicated monitoring, evaluation and learning event on 1st November 2016 – hosted at Triple Line offices in London – with Richard Butterworth, Head of Senior Responsible Owner Development in the Better Delivery Department, as guest speaker. 486 more words


St Helena Air Service Tender Delayed, RMS Broken – Isolation Nightmare


Today, one year on from the Comair landing of 2016, the St Helena Airport ‘fiasco’ continues. 1,469 more words

St Helena

Ebola's ground zero

This piece was in The Telegraph at the height of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. People knock aid agencies, but by simply organising efficient burials, the charity below probably saved many lives. 1,874 more words


Karandaaz Holds Workshop to Mull Ways to Foster Women's Financial Inclusion

Karandaaz Pakistan held a half-day workshop to deliberate on ways to promote and expedite the process of women’s financial inclusion in the country. Karandaaz Holds Workshop to Mull Ways to Foster Women’s Financial Inclusion. 414 more words

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I'm still alive (written a week ago)

Apologies for not having written an update in quite a while- finding a moment where I have both time and energy is proving difficult. So what is it that’s keeping us so busy? 514 more words