Development

What's in a story?

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The benefits of using Digital Storytelling to catalyze action on important social issues.

DEVELOPMENT | Society for International Development [Journal Recommendation]

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'Development was founded in 1957 as the journal of the Society for International Development. Since then, the journal has provided a space for debate and cross-fertilization on the most topical issues in the development arena. By providing articles by a wide variety of actors such as development practitioners, academics and activists, it has brought to international attention issues that were left on the margins, being one of the first publications to talk about gender issues or the link between development and the environment.'
 

Democracy and Development: when freedom counts most ( Part II)

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What comes first, democracy or development? Is one indispensible to the other? It is hard to say as democracy’s dividends take long to bear fruits in the forms of tangible improvements in the lives of the citizens. Oftentimes democracy brings instability and chaos. But within this dichotomy, there is one element, freedom that is indisputably a key to endow the citizenry with dignity, self respect

Democracy and Development: when freedom counts most (Part I)

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What comes first, democracy or development? Is one indispensible to the other? It is hard to say as democracy’s dividends take long to bear fruits in the forms of tangible improvements in the lives of the citizens. Oftentimes democracy brings instability and chaos. But within this dichotomy, there is one element, freedom that is indisputably a key to endow the citizenry with dignity, self respect.

Problems' Adolescents Endure in Nepal

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The Nation should attach utmost importance to the issue related to national youth.

Social Work Day 2014: everybody is a social worker

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Social Work is hard to be defined mus surely completes and integrate the overall development work. The two, social work and development should be promoted not only among professionals but also among citizenry. It is a new way of ethics, a new way of taking a stand and do something.

Waiting for a Government

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A young Nepali waiting for a new constitution in front of the CA on May 27, 2012
More and more I believe that Nepal won’t get anywhere until there’s a decent government in place - a government with people who care for the people, the future and the prosperity of Nepal. Foreign aid from numerous overseas governments and various initiatives by social development organizations cannot achieve this alone. Realizing this was quite demotivating for what I’m trying to do.

Interview with Doug Miller, Chair and Founder of Asia Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN): Creating Impact and Positive Change throughout Asia Pacific region

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Probably many of you might have not heard of Venture Philanthropy yet but you should get soon get acquainted with it. With the traditional development sector squeezed between criticisms due to its inefficiencies and lack of transparency and by an increasing surge of social entrepreneurship, Venture Philanthropy can help creating a common platform for advanced synergies to meet common social goals.

Integrated Development

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Through volunteering at Community Self Reliance Centre (CSRC), a 20 year old Nepali NGO working in the areas of land and agrarian reform, women’s empowerment opportunities and livelihoods, I’m learning about effective development approaches.

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