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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.

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