Moderators Gunjan Veda, Movement for Community-Led DevelopmentNelly Mecklenburg, Institute for State Effectiveness Keynote Speakers David Bonnardeaux, Director of Environment, Pact Neil Vora, Pandemic Prevention Fellow, Conservation InternationalJanet Edmond, Senior Director for Peace and Development Partnerships, Conservation International https://youtu.be/nYrFbbRcbEc
The Movement's second Sector Dialogue, Localizing Livelihoods: Expanding Opportunities in Communities, took place on September 16th. Watch the recording here: https://youtu.be/Lpfq686HRwE Our moderator for this event was Dr. Laté Lawson-Lartego (DBA) Interim Co-Vice President, Global Program at Oxfam America. Panelists Dr. Stephen Commins, UCLA Silvya Kananu, Irex Adesuwa Ifedi, Heifer International Facilitators Eric Muñoz, Oxfam Anna Kovasna, GEN
For the first time, our collaborative research team shared findings from a rapid realist review of 56 programs globally to understand how facilitation and community leadership enable food security for all.
The MCLD Liberia Youth Chapter on August 12, 2021 hosted the World Youth Day Summit with about fifty (50) young adult youth under the theme: Shift the power subtopic VISION TO LEAD.
July 28, 2021 – On the monthly global call, members shared stories of youth community leadership, and took a deep dive with our West Africa Regional Director – Pascal Djohossou – into the strategic process and impact of MCLD-Benin.
June 2021: This month the Movement for Community-led Development focused on the Triple Nexus of Peace, Humanitarian Response and Development. “Time to Decolonize Aid” is a new report that emerged from a three-day online consultation with 158 activists, decision- makers, academics, journalists and practitioners across the globe. Participants and guest contributors exchanged insights and local experiences on … Continue reading Time to Decolonise Aid!
On our April 2021 Global Call, our members discussed the challenge of decolonizing aid by meeting core expenses via mobilizing local resources. Our special guests for the call were Eshban Kwesiga of the Global Fund for Community Foundations based in Uganda, shared his own story growing up in a community with no access to government … Continue reading Raising Local Resources
The March global Zoom gathering of the Movement for Community-led Development featured special presentations by: Ritu Sharma, president of Radiant Advocacy and a member of the Steering Committee of the Coalition for a Feminist Foreign Policy in the United States. Learn more at this link, and scroll to the bottom to sign on!Joanna Veltri, chief … Continue reading Feminism and Food Systems
March 17, 2021: More than 40 Community-led Development practitioners and supporters from across Asia - from Afghanistan to Australia - came together last night to discuss the methodologies of two of the largest, oldest and most successful Community-led Development (CLD) programs in the world: BRAC's Community Empowerment Program (link to their website), which currently reaches … Continue reading First Asia Zoom Call: Experience Sharing with BRAC and the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement