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The Myth of the Plan


My wife doesn’t like science fiction or fantasy movies – she finds the effort of suspending her disbelief too much to enjoy herself. I’m a little bit like this when it comes to writing project designs or annual plans – it’s just too much myth making for me to feel like it’s time well spent. […]

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The Second Principle of Community-Based International Development


“The world is littered with community development projects gone wrong. More often than not the source of failure was an overemphasis on output and underemphasis on process.” This is the second post of a 6-part series republishing the original Staying for Tea (Five Principles for Community Development) article from The Global Citizen journal (2005). You can […]

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