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  Don't Panic - How to End Poverty in 15 Years
Hans Rosling asks: Has the UN gone mad? The United Nations just announced their boldest goal ever: To eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, already by 2030. The goal seems unrealistic to many highly educated people because their worldview is lagging 60 years behind reality. Posted on 29 June 2019
  What are the Sustainable Development Goals?
The UN Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. Posted on 29 June 2019
  How to maximise your Return on Failure (ROF)
The concept of ‘Return On Investment’ (ROI) is well understood (looking at the positive benefits or pay-offs from investing in a resource) however, this blog explores a new concept – ‘Return On Failure’ (ROF). Posted on 17 June 2019 by kind permission of Thinkfully
  The Challenges of Managing Projects in International Development
The unique challenges of managing projects in the international development sector and how a recent training and certification scheme for project managers has made a big difference. Posted 28 May 2019
  How Can We Use Program Structures to make Things Easier?
Not too long ago, I was asked to help a former PMD Pro student. She had been asked to sort out a failing project. “It’s so bad; I don’t know where to start…” The process of helping her made me think a lot about what an NGO program is. Posted 09 May 2019