Helvetas Blog

Jane Carter, May 2017 0

Nepal’s trail bridge programme: engaging women and men alike?

Through a research grant from ReCAP (Research for Community Access Partnership), a team of Helvetas staff led by Deputy Country Programme Director Mona Sherpa recently investigated the extent to which the Nepal government’s trail bridge programme contributes to transforming gender relations. This is a lot more interesting and significant than the casual reader might first

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Simon Ming, May 2017 0

Book Launch: How Change Happens

Videos by Cesar Robles, KNL “Will the aid industry allow this change to happen?” is a feedback Duncan Green received regularly during the book presentations he has held in the past six months. Green travels to Zurich on April 25th following the invitation of NADEL to introduce his recent book “How Change Happens” and to discuss

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Zenebe Uraguchi, April 2017 3

How can inclusive agricultural extension services perform better for smallholder and poor farmers?

Madhab Chandra Das & Zenebe Uraguchi The contribution of agriculture to the economy of Bangladesh is declining, but its role in poverty reduction – for income and employment generation – is still significant. Key services, mainly provided by public agricultural extension agencies, however, are either lacking or underperforming, failing to meet the demands of predominantly

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