Jennifer Lentfer's Blog Posts Tagged 'NGO' (3)

And while we're talking jargon...how about "innovation"?

From yesterday's “But will this be sustainable?” also comes...

“This project will be innovative.” 

The development aid sector is not lacking in ideas or methods and it's hardly appropriate to declare one's self "innovative," right?

Last year when I found the one-page piece I wrote about a local implementing…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on April 19, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Don’t change the message. Change the messenger.

Weh Yeoh of whydev.org argues that everything that we do in international development is about selling a message. But how do we convince people when a message goes against the grain of what they already believe?

Read on at: http://www.how-matters.org/2012/02/07/change-the-messenger/…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on February 7, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Do community-based organizations have an image problem?

I give lots of thought to what makes community-based organizations the lowest common denominator in development aid. Readers of how-matters.org may already be familiar with previous arguments I’ve offered for the increased inclusion of and investment in community-based organizations (CBOs). As an ardent proponent of CBOs’ comparative advantages, I believe they have a better chance of being driven by “the…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on July 31, 2011 at 11:45am — No Comments

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