Committed to saving lives or doing good but not yet daring enough to tackle the analysis required for monitoring and evaluation? Emanuel Souvairan, the Director of DevEd, describes the importance of good monitoring and evaluation along with some advice on how to determine what your impact is.
You're either going to love this post or hate it. You're either going to see it as nothing more than an extended rant, or you'll think it makes a valid point or two. Either way, Weh Yeoh hopes that it makes you reflect before you update your Facebook status.
Food. It used to be so simple. Now we’re burning corn for fuel, making meat in tubes, subsidizing cattle for more than many people’s incomes, refusing food not grown locally, and swearing off meat altogether. Allison Smith reflects on her relationship with food and what it says about the intersection of food, culture and sustainability.
Anthony Persaud reflects on the his recent work-related travels and realises that he is finally where he planned to be four years ago. But, now that he has a paid job in a niche and a growing specialisation, how is his health and well-being affected? Is development what he imagined it would be or is the reality harshly different? Whatever...
What is learned in a classroom is often miles away from what happens or works in practice. We all know this. How it actually differs though, is something that is difficult to predict. Weh Yeoh reflects on his experiences in China, giving a personal account of his struggles to frame and communicate disability issues within the human rights framework.