Author: MCLD Team
CSW60: Empowerment-based Strategies to Build Resilience
Experts from Relief International, Solar Cookers International and The Hunger Project-Mexico share their approaches.
Methodology of Restless Development
Jamie Bedson explains a model that emphasizes the structure and process of engagement, the “how” (community-led, recruitment, training, support, safety and security, monitoring) alongside the actual mobilization itself, the “what.”
All Politics is Local: Building Grassroots Democracy
The old saying that “All politics is local” is especially true when it comes to overcoming poverty and hunger. Issues of good nutrition, primary education, primary health care, water and sanitation, skills training, preserving the environment and ensuring public safety are all local issues. Nations can allocate budgets and launch national programs, but actually getting basic public services to work requires good local government.
Ramlal Parikh – A life sketch
(1927- 1999) Publisher: Indian Society For Community Education Community Education House, Off Ashram Road, Navajivan Press Road, Ahmedabad-380 014. (India) Family Education Hobbies Publications Merits and Distinctions Jawaharlal Nehru Award for Literacy by the Indian Adult Education Association. Two millenniums of human history are so far full with centuries of violence. The next millennium […]
A Tribute to Prof. Ramlal Parikh
A Few Glimpses.. A Few Memories.. A Few Achievements.. In the Life of Ramlalbhai Parikh Documented by Jyoti Jumani As Narrated by Mandaben Parikh and Mayankbhai Upadhyay December 2015 Featured photo: Ramkrishna Bajaj, Ramlal Parikh and Joan Holmes in Bayad Taluka, Gujarat, October 1988. Wernher Krutein/The Hunger Project Gujarat Vidyapith, a centre of learning based […]
Heifer International Methodology
Heifer International applies Values Based Holistic Community Development (VBHCD), which focuses on total community transformation and is grounded in societal values or principles.
Case Study: KALAHI-CIDSS
The Philippines is home to one of the largest-scale community-led development programs.
Launching the Movement
Leading international organizations call for a process that empowers citizens at the local level.
Movement Announced at UN Summit
President and CEO of The Hunger Project, Åsa Skogström Feldt, presented at the session on Ending Poverty and Hunger, emphasizing the need to elevate community-led development.
Partnership Between the People, Local Government Bodies and Central Government for Achieving MDGs in Bangladesh
Professor Badiul Alam Majumdar, Ph.D. Global Vice President and Country Director The Hunger Project–Bangladesh (10 July 2014) “People are poor because they are powerless. We must organize people for power. They must organize themselves in such a way that they can change their lives.” –Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Founder Chairman of BRAC In the year […]