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Course announcement: Milking to potential

Worldwide dairy sectors are challenged by expanding populations and economic growth. Growing demand for dairy has led to a significant increase in public-private involvement to new opportunities for stakeholders. This course will enable participants in designing and implementing dairy development strategies in emerging economies. Upon completion of the course participants will: have a clear picture...

Such a Time of It They Had

Such a Time of It They Had is now a podcast. Listen to it at http://directory.libsyn.com/shows/view/id/suchatime or us the RSS feed at http://suchatime.libsyn.com/rss.

Ep. 029: Prof. Peter Hawkins: Gender, “WeQ” and the Urgent Need for Collaborative Intelligence In Organizations

It’s my contention, that, in spite of what’s been happening between the United States and North Korea, Syria, and that the Doomsday Clock is at 2 minutes to midnight, arriving at a world without armed conflict is possible in our lifetimes. This is not just my hunch but based on some serious work by some serious people many of whom have been or will be interviewed on this podcast (John Horgan, “The...

The Norwegian Agency for Development Co-operation’s monitoring and evaluation and results-based management tools

This article reviews and has links to the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) website, which has a large toolkit  available for the facilitation of Results-Based Management and monitoring and evaluation, and sustainability workshops for government agencies and civil society organizations.  The NORAD website also has an easy to use data-visualization component, permitting readers...

HIS EMINENCE ‘Prof. Dr. MADHU KRISHAN” Eminent Scientist, The Founder and Chairman of the “Academy of University of Global Peace” – U.S.A, AUGP USA Conferred Doctorate Degree To Dr. VIOLA EDWARD

World News – Academy Of Universal Global Peace USA www.augpusa.org HIS EMINENCE ‘Prof. Dr. MADHU KRISHAN” Eminent Scientist, The Founder and Chairman of the “Academy of University of Global Peace” – U.S.A, AUGP USA (www.augpusa.org) [AUGP] and the CHIEF RECTOR cum the CHAIRMAN of “THE UNITED NATION UNIVERSITY FOR GLOBAL PEACE – U.S.A”. (www.unugp.education) [UNUGP], who is also...

Have you heard of StartingBloc? StartingBloc exists to convene, train, and support leaders of social change over a lifetime.

This is a sponsored organizational post on PCDN Have you heard of StartingBloc? StartingBloc exists to convene, train, and support leaders of social change over a lifetime.   Unlike anything you’ve done before, this program offers personal and professional leadership development + peer community building. As StartingBloc Fellow Shira Ambramowitz put it, StartingBloc is “a community...

One man can bring peace, the Abiy Ahmed’s example by Abdulrazaq O Hamzat

One man has capacity to inspire peace against all anti-peace forces, no matter how long and bitter the war has been fought. This is what we have learned from Abiy Ahmed (41), the new Prime Minister of Ethiopia in his quest to end his country’s 20 years war with neighboring Eritrea. Eritrea seceded from Ethiopia in 1993 after many years of struggle and internal rift which started in 1974. Five years...

Course announcement: Wetlands, integrated water resources management and food security

Wetlands play an essential role in supporting food security, in making water resources management sustainable and in adapting to climate change impacts. How do we prevent that wetlands continue to disappear in the same rate as in the past and that these valuable ecosystem services are lost? We believe we need stewards who can advocate the value of wetlands. Restoring and maintaining wetlands is often...

Course announcement: Integrated Pest Management and Food Safety

Public and private standards for pesticide residues have become stricter than ever before. Pesticide residues exceeding the maximum residue limits can hamper trade between upcoming economies and the EU. Implementation of Integrated Pest Management is necessary to minimize pesticide applications. But while there are plentiful technical solutions, the application of Integrated Pest Management is still...

Course announcement: Integrated Seed Sector Development

Integrated seed sector development (ISSD) is an approach aiming to increase farmers’ access to quality seed through the development of market-oriented, pluralistic and vibrant seed sectors. In this course participants learn how to design demand driven interventions tailored to specific crops, value chains and seed systems. In this course participants can broaden their international experience and...

Impact of social change towards promoting lives of rural communities

Thinking too small

(This is lifted from the GlobalStakes Consulting website blog post of the same title).   Stop thinking that you do not have the money. You have the money you are using it for other purposes. Stop thinking you do not have time. You have time. You are using your time in things that do no produce results for you. Stop thinking because we do not have the money, therefore, we are willing to work harder,...

Policy Memo: Strategically Engaging Religious Peacebuilders

Strategically Engaging Religious Peacebuilders Tanenbaum launched their new memorandum, Strategically Engaging Religious Peacebuilders: Shifting a Traditional Paradigm in U.S. Diplomacy, distilled from Tanenbaum’s second volume of Peacemakers in Action: Profiles in Religious Peacebuilding. The memorandum documents path-breaking—but often unseen work—by a group of religiously motivated individuals...

The ‘Disconnect Model’ of Violent Extremism

This ‘Disconnect Model’ offers a corrective to various prominent radicalization frameworks that fail to incorporate the critical disjuncture between attitudes and behaviors, including most variants of the ‘pyramid’ and ‘staircase’ models. While individuals who are supportive of violent extremism are more likely to become involved in its creation, many who contribute...

A Practical, User-Friendly Monitoring and Evaluation Guide

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Adhyeta International Announces International Course on Result Based Monitoring and Evaluation Including Project Planning and Designing (PPD) in Pokhara, Nepal

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Join us for our Next Facebook Live “Let’s Talk about Careers in Change”

Dear Colleagues As part of our Social Change Career Helping Line, the world’s first crowd & expert sourced helping for Careers in Change, we’ve started doing weekly Facebook Live sessions called “Lets Talk About Careers in Change”. Our next session will be on Tuesday July 17, 2018 at 12 Eastern Standard Time. We know our Facebook lives wont get the audience of the World...

Showing the world the real rewards of Crowdfunding

Nothing is more satisfying than seeing the results of hard work and determination create a positive effect on the people that it concerns. XPO² are dedicated to helping small NGO’s create changes to their local communities and make a difference that not only brings benefits to them, but to the world as a whole. Our goal is to see genuine rewards that bring joy and safety to all those who need...

Send in the Clowns…Wait…They’re Already Here…

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Check out my recently published book, Frozen Justice: Lessons from Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Failed Transitional Justice Strategy

‘Frozen Justice: Lessons from Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Failed Transitional Justice Strategy’ by Jared O. Bell In May 1993 the United Nations Security Council founded the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Based in the Hague, Netherlands, the ICTY was formed with the objective of prosecuting those who had committed war crimes, crimes against humanity and...
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