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Jennifer Lentfer posted a blog post

Briefcase NGOs: How widespread is this, really?

Definition of a briefcase (or suitcase) NGO: A fraudulent nonprofit organization, set up by only one or two persons, only to obtain money from donors but having no programs on the ground.I have long suspected that the phenomena of briefcase NGOs is not as widespread as purported. (See robust discussion on the topic of briefcase NGOs via LinkedIn here.) Anecdotal evidence, e.g. "I knew this…See More
Aug 14
Will Allen posted a blog post

Social sciences e-conference - addressing global (and local) environmental change

Registrations are now open for the on-line "Transitions to Sustainable Development - Social scientists meeting the challenge" e-conference which will run from 25 August - 8 September 2014.The e-conference looks to build on the challenges set out through the key messages and recommendations suggested in the World Social Science Report 2013 summary. It aims to:showcase the range of social science initiatives addressing global and local environmental changeidentify ways in which the social…See More
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Food Security and Gender: The Case of Lufwanyama Rural, Zambia 1 Reply

Started by Akalemwa George Akende. Last reply by Genevieve Lamond Jul 9.

Sustainability - Definitions, Dimensions and Scope - Your ideas please? 6 Replies

Started by Moderator - DevCAFE. Last reply by S. M. Mayeen Ahmed Jun 10.

Citizen participation in Development Aid Support

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DP's Column: Food for Thought articles

Here is a new feature in the CAFE, thought provoking articles from Dr D Parthasarathy, Development Sociologist and Researcher. Read on as he writes on topics ranging from Scams to Climate change covering our contemporary World. This month's Pick.

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