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October 24, 2016

The Potential and Reality of Data Journalism in Developing Media Markets

"In the rush to embrace the open government and open data movement, donors have favored activities like boot camps, hackathons and conferences seem to promise a quick and sexy route to instilling...

October 20, 2016

The New Global Citizen: Harnessing Youth Leadership to Reshape Civil Society

"Our data indicates that youth leadership can be characterized as: participatory, intersectional, networked, resourceful and grassroots-based."

October 19, 2016

Women and Peace Building in Afghanistan: Building Local and National-Level Peace with the Meaningful Participation of Women

"Conflict has destroyed countless lives in Afghanistan. Searching for an elusive peace is a focus for many; but women have often been left with no voice, with the result that a fair and equitable end...

October 19, 2016

Citizen Voice in Afghanistan: Evaluation of National Solidarity Programme III

Presented as part of Oxfam's Effectiveness Review Series 2014/15, this report documents the findings of a qualitative impact evaluation that used process tracing to assess the effectiveness of the...

October 18, 2016

Media Development in Regions of Conflict, Transitional Countries, and Closed Societies

"Media development actors need to have a clear and coordinated strategy on how to support a free and pluralistic media landscape in a fragile state. They need to assess local needs and work closely...

October 18, 2016

Women's Participation and Leadership in Lebanon, Jordan and Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Moving from Individual to Collective Change

This report sets out the findings of a 7-month qualitative study commissioned by Oxfam's Regional Gender Justice Programme and conducted in Lebanon, Jordan, and Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) by...

October 18, 2016

The Governance and Sustainable Livelihoods Strands in Media Development

"Donors are often interested in strengthening the media as a way of speeding up governance reform. An alternative approach is to focus on the communication needs of the poor, argues scholar Linje...

October 14, 2016

Constraints and Opportunities: What Role for Media Development in the Countering Violent Extremism Agenda?

"It is imperative that there is consideration of the linkage of media and media development and what role they may play in the prevention of radicalisation and violent extremism." International...

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October 4, 2016

"This briefing is written principally for the international community that wants to understand the current reality of governance in Nepal and the...

October 2, 2016

Author: Anele Herbet Dube, October 3 2016 - One of the key challenges facing Civil Society Organisations (CSO) in Zimbabwe has more to do with...

September 29, 2016

Author: BBC Media Action's Melanie Archer, September 29 2016 - 2016 has been a busy year so far....

September 21, 2016

Author: Will Taylor, September 21 2016 - Will Taylor reviews the ‘green cover’ draft of the World Development Report, which puts a spotlight...

September 20, 2016

"Journalists in Mexico should not give up on the idea of forming a common front against the violence, something that international...

September 19, 2016

"No democratic government can afford not to listen to the voices of its citizens....However, governments - and institutions of various sizes...

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