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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

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 11, 2016

Priya's Shakti and Priya's Mirror

"...shatters the taboos around gender based violence through art, education, and a strong identifiable female character who is a rape survivor and superhero."

October 10, 2016

Health through Measurement: Countries Learn How by Listening to Each Other

Author: James Thomas, October 10 2016 - In a world that is working to ensure health for all, what does progress look like? It might look like people from different nations sitting in tight circles,...

October 5, 2016

Smarter Crowdsourcing for Zika

"Would you like to lend your skills to tackle a public health emergency? Deliberate with diverse innovators and professionals to refine good ideas into actionable projects? Join a conversation with...

October 5, 2016

A Practical Guide for Engaging with Mobile Network Operators in mHealth for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

This guide from the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations (UN) Foundation distills best practices and industry-wide lessons by providing key motivators, challenges, and recommendations...

October 4, 2016

Achieving Impact at Scale through ICT-Enabled Extension Services (AIS)

"Radio broadcasts, text messaging, and phone apps are providing more farmers with the information and market linkages needed to adopt technologies that increase their productivity and improve...

October 4, 2016

Health information systems lay foundation for building from one emergency to the next

Author: James Thomas, cross-posted on October 4 2016 - Ebola has once again surfaced in Guinea. Meanwhile, the battle with Zika virus continues in Latin America. American responses to outbreaks tend...

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October 3, 2016

Existing research points out that a large number of women and girls in Jamaica suffer from gender-based violence. In fact, violence against women...

October 3, 2016

" social media interventions should be grounded in a theory of change, enhance meaningful participation of critical actors in...

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: Jim Thomas, PhD, Project Director, MEASURE Evaluation, June 28 2016 [a MEASURE Evaluation blog reprinted from the...

September 27, 2016

"[P]ractitioners should take steps to increase online security, online literacy, and inclusivity while keeping sight of the enduring value of...

September 27, 2016

"You know your children best. Sit down with them and discuss the benefits of the Internet....In the same conversation, have a realistic plan...

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