Events

  • Pandemics, Environment, and Communities

    Pandemics, Environment, and Communities

    This month’s Adapting CLD Covid-19 call was focused on the environment, what the pandemic has revealed about our relationship to the environment, and how climate change and the safeguarding of nature could be addressed through community-led development.  Moderators Gunjan Veda, Movement for Community-Led Development Nelly Mecklenburg, Institute for State Effectiveness Keynote Speakers David Bonnardeaux, Director of Environment,…


  • Localizing Livelihoods: Expanding Opportunities in Communities

    Localizing Livelihoods: Expanding Opportunities in Communities

    The Movement’s second Sector Dialogue, Localizing Livelihoods: Expanding Opportunities in Communities, took place on September 16th. Watch the recording here: Our moderator for this event was Dr. Laté Lawson-Lartego (DBA)  Interim Co-Vice President, Global Program at Oxfam America. Panelists Facilitators Localizing Livelihoods: Expanding Opportunities in Communities On September 16, 2021, the Movement for Community-led Development organized…


  • Implementing CLD in Makueni County Kenya

    Implementing CLD in Makueni County Kenya

    August 26, 2021: Makueni County is a leader in citizen engagement in governance. Their governor was the keynote in the launch of the Kenya Chapter in 2019. Here, Mrs. Zipporah (“Zippy”) Wambua, Director of Public Participation and Citizen Engagement, presents their experience in Community-led Development.


  • What We Learned

    What We Learned

    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.


  • MCLD-Liberia hosts Youth Day Summit!

    MCLD-Liberia hosts Youth Day Summit!

    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.


  • Strategy in Benin plus celebrating Youth Community Leadership

    Strategy in Benin plus celebrating Youth Community Leadership

    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.


  • Time to Decolonise Aid!

    Time to Decolonise Aid!

    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…


  • Monthly Global Call: Transforming Food Systems

    Monthly Global Call: Transforming Food Systems


  • Raising Local Resources

    Raising Local Resources

    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…