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Evaluation report of SNV’s engagement with Local Capacity Builders online

In 2013, SNV commissioned an evaluation to provide insight into current practices of engagement with Local Capacity Builders [LCBs] as well as the achieved results of SNVs cooperation with LCBs. The evaluation aimed to provide building blocks for a future strategy on cooperation with LCBs. Country case studies were realised in Bolivia, Nepal and Tanzania. The evaluation was [...]

Evaluation report of SNV’s engagement with Local Capacity Builders online2015-03-24T09:44:16+00:00

First stage of exchange programme with Training for Transformation from South Africa has been finished

Context, international cooperation is engaged in an exchange programme with Training for Transformation from South Africa. Training for Transformation is one of the prestigious training institutes in Southern Africa that has a long tradition which was started with the publication of the ‘Training for Transformation manuals’ (Training for Transformation; a handbook for community workers) by [...]

First stage of exchange programme with Training for Transformation from South Africa has been finished2015-03-24T10:00:50+00:00

Workshop at Afrika dag

On Saturday 17 November 2012 Context was, together with CDI, present at the Afrikadag (Africa Day) in Amsterdam. Jan Brouwers and David Postma from CDI and Hotze Lont from Context hosted a workshop "Making a Difference at Scale? - Why Complexity, Cognition and the Politics of Development Matters ", which was very well attended until [...]

Workshop at Afrika dag2019-11-14T14:18:37+00:00

2 new blogs of Fons van der Velden

Blog 'Slow capital: the missing middle' Click here to read Blog 'The myth of microfinance' Click here to read

2 new blogs of Fons van der Velden2019-11-14T14:18:37+00:00

Release of book ‘New approaches to development cooperation’

During the ContextMasterClass meeting of November 24, 2011 the director of Context, international cooperation, Fons van der Velden, presented the first copy of the new Context publication ‘New approaches to development cooperation’ to Mr Meindert Witvliet, the outgoing director of SHGW. In the Introduction of this publication Fons van der Velden argues that nowadays many [...]

Release of book ‘New approaches to development cooperation’2019-11-14T14:18:37+00:00

SROI training in Nairobi, Kenya October 2011

Context, international cooperation and ICS Africa are organising a training course on Social return on investment (SROI) in Nairobi, Kenya, on Monday 24 October - Friday 28 October 2011. Please find the invitation for this training course here. The training course will be building on Context's experience on SROI, developed with partners including ICS, and [...]

SROI training in Nairobi, Kenya October 20112019-11-14T14:18:37+00:00

Welcome to the Knowledge Management for Development Journal

It is with great pleasure that I would like to acknowledge the formal publication by publisher Routledge of the Knowledge Management for Development Journal which has close links to Context, international cooperation. The Editor-in-Chief, Sarah Cummings, is a colleague here. My congratulations go to all members of the editorial team who have made this possible. [...]

Welcome to the Knowledge Management for Development Journal2019-11-14T14:18:39+00:00

New publication: guide on the measurement of human rights programmes

On 11 November a guide on the measurement of human rights programmes was launched. This pratical guide is the result of an experience based learning trajectory in which twenty human rights activists and development practitioners of different parts of the world (Afica, Asia, Europe and Latin America) participated. Final editing was done by staff members [...]

New publication: guide on the measurement of human rights programmes2015-03-24T09:27:13+00:00

Vergroot je succes, evalueer je project

This is the presentation made by Elli de Rijk at KPA-Wilde Ganzendag on 1 November on evaluation of projects. If you would like to receive speaker's notes or clarification on this lecture, kindly contact Annelieke Brackel.

Vergroot je succes, evalueer je project2015-03-24T09:24:26+00:00

Joint learning workshop in South Africa

Context, international cooperation and Entabeni Consultancy (Cape Town, South Africa) are jointly conducting an action learning study in South Africa on the interrelatedness between capacity enhancement, civil society building and social mobilisation. The study is running from early 2006 to July 2008. Seven South African non governmental organisations and a German funding agency participate in this extensive [...]

Joint learning workshop in South Africa2019-11-14T14:18:39+00:00

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