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Leading by example? Why leadership buy-in is crucial to NGO exit strategies

NGOs have not been good at designing or implementing exit strategies, and have been notoriously weak at sharing their experiences with others. The Action Learning Set (ALS) was formed in March 2014 in...

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    Thinking about consortia? Answer five simple questions first

    Consortia, networks and coalitions are all the rage nowadays. The good news is that we are finally realising we cannot do development on our own; we have to actively work with other stakeholders. The ...

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      Organisational happiness: a reality check

      It’s International Happiness Day today and it just happens to coincide with my last day at INTRAC. A good opportunity therefore to reflect and think about what elements have led me to greatest h...

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        High level obstruction? Politics at the UN CSW and civil society driven empowerment of women

        By Arantxa Mandiola Lopez and Michael Hammer.In 1995, the fourth women’s world conference in Beijing sought to set out a progressive and outspoken agenda, identifying twelve critical areas to em...

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        Keywords: participation

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          Exit: the end of the road?

          One community leader in Malawi likened EveryChild’s exit to: “the end of the tarmac road… But the dirt road continues. It will be slower and bumpier in future, but we will get there...

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          Keywords: civil society

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