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Zenebe Uraguchi, October 2017 6

The challenge of telling good stories: how helpful is “data visualisation” for development practitioners?

Amar Numanović & Zenebe Uraguchi Development practitioners are under increasing pressure to demonstrate that their work is relevant and it contributes to sustainably addressing poverty and unemployment. For this, they report and tell stories to a range of stakeholders. Clear thinking is the basis of telling good stories. However, development practitioners, like us, often get

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Jane Carter, August 2017 0

Eucalyptus oil as a source of hope

with Sandip Poudel The drive to meet Saraswati Bachhar (pictured) and her family takes us along many kilometres of rutted dirt track road, surrounded on either side by coppiced, Forest Department plantations of Eucalyptus. In some places, harvested poles are stacked ready for transport; the smell of Eucalyptus leaves blows in through the windows of

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Zenebe Uraguchi, June 2017 0

From providing “direct solutions” to taking up a “facilitative” role: the case of opportunity group methodology in Kosovo

Mimoza Mirashi, Luan Hoti, Katharina Walker & Zenebe Uraguchi A facilitative role of projects has increasingly been given importance by development practitioners and donors. It is intended for ensuring ownership by actors and durability of impacts beyond the lifespan of projects. Its relevance is clear but not its actual meaning and practical application, which largely

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Zenebe Uraguchi, April 2017 0

Unlocking the potential for women through Islamic finance in Pakistan

Muhammad Anwar Bhatti & Zenebe Uraguchi Financial inclusion ensures the ease of access, availability and usage of formal and informal financial products and services for all members of a society. It is widely acknowledged that financial inclusion can effectively address the bottlenecks that prevent poor women (and men) from reaching their potential. Enabling disadvantaged women

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