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Jane Carter, April 2016 0

Skills for rural livelihoods in Myanmar

It is something of a cliché that most professionals working on gender in development are women; this includes the majority of our Gender and Social Equity Focal Persons. Whilst there are many sound reasons for women to be particularly interested in the topic, it is always good to have male colleagues engaged too; indeed in

Riff Fullan, January 2015 0

Community engagement at scale: getting into people’s living rooms

I’m probably no different from many of those I work within inside and outside my organisation in that I spend a significant proportion of my time writing and reading emails, looking at websites, participating in online dialogues, etc, etc. Having this almost daily experience, it’s easy to forget that the vast majority of people in

Riff Fullan, October 2014 0

What about CoPs…

I haven’t heard a lot of talk about Communities of Practice (CoPs) and their potential lately, except for an exchange in July around whether long-established ones might be too ‘nice’ and recycling the same old wisdom, summarized on Ewen LeBorgne’s blog. I remember first hearing about CoPs when Etienne Wenger gave a presentation on them