Scaling Up Programs for the Rural Poor: IFAD’s Experience, Lessons and Prospects

Brookings Global Working Papers | No. 50 | January 2013 Scaling Up Programs for the Rural Poor: IFAD’s Experience, Lessons and Prospects (Phase 2) By: Arntraud Hartmann, Homi Kharas, Richard Kohl, Johannes F. Linn, Barbara Massler and Cheikh Sourang http://www.brookings.edu/research/papers/2013/01/ifad-rural-poor-kharas-linn The challenge of rural poverty and food insecurity in the developing world remains daunting. Recent… Read More Scaling Up Programs for the Rural Poor: IFAD’s Experience, Lessons and Prospects

Linear versus complexity: A new thinking paradigm for the development world

Linear versus complexity: A new thinking paradigm for the development world. On 28 February at 10:00am, Dave Snowden, founder of Cognitive Edge, a leading knowledge management practitioner, a thought leader who brings together academic and practitioner perspective into a single comprehensible purview, a well-known figure for his work on the role of narrative and sensemaking… Read More Linear versus complexity: A new thinking paradigm for the development world