Readings and Resources – New Transformative Paradigms in Development, Aid, Social Change Work

Rethinking Development, Aid, Social Change (including role of evaluation)




Articles/Blog Posts

This Is Why I Say Poverty Is Created

Local First: an excellent (and practical) counterweight to the more top-down versions of ‘doing development differently’

The UN Development Goals Miss the Point – It’s All About Power

Thinking and Working Politically update: where have aid agencies, consultants etc got to?

Problem-Driven Iterative Adaption

 Strengthening People-Led Development


Resources on collective learning




Websites/blog posts

Liberating Structures Approach and Tools

Chris Carrigan Blog 

Beyond The Edge Facilitation Resources

 Building learning systems

Reflection and Action Resources






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