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Why Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus Matters: Addressing Hunger and Conflict in South Sudan

Photo: Terminal Dr Juba South Sudan By Cyrel San Gabriel Famine and civil war have persistently plagued South Sudan. While the international community continues to provide food, medicines, cash transfers, and livelihood programs, a long-term, strategic approach is needed to help the affected South Sudanese bounce back from such a tragedy. Humanitarian response, development, and … Continue reading Why Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus Matters: Addressing Hunger and Conflict in South Sudan

One Year Later: A Reflection on 12 Months of the Covid-19 Pandemic and Monthly MCLD calls

For the past year, MCLD has been holding monthly calls with partners and organizations around the world to discuss their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. The calls have been a place for these organizations to collectively brainstorm solutions to problems they were facing and to build international solidarity during this crisis. To commemorate one year … Continue reading One Year Later: A Reflection on 12 Months of the Covid-19 Pandemic and Monthly MCLD calls

Feminism and Food Systems

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

MCLD-Malawi addresses COVID-19 questions on national radio and TV

With so much misinformation swirling around COVID-19, the Movement for Community-led Development Malawi chapter organized community radio call-in and TV shows carried by the national broadcaster in the local Chewa language to link people to the experts. (Featured image credit: John Kalapo). https://youtu.be/7mUMxpyAgm0 https://youtu.be/vTXZ5hvTY48 Listen to the expert panel radio Program 1 in the Chewa … Continue reading MCLD-Malawi addresses COVID-19 questions on national radio and TV

First Asia Zoom Call: Experience Sharing with BRAC and the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement

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

Adapting CLD processes to continue through COVID-19

The 10th call in the Adapting CLD Programming to COVID-19 series marked a year (or more) of lockdowns in many parts of the world. The pandemic has forced organizations to pivot their programming and priorities - beyond just the immediate needs and response to the pandemic. During the call, participants heard from organizational representatives and … Continue reading Adapting CLD processes to continue through COVID-19

The Art of Facilitation: Changing the Way the World Meets

Description: Hampshire College alum Jay W. Vogt founded Peoplesworth, a private practice in organizational development, in 1982 and he has facilitated thousands of meetings and retreats since. Jay is the author of Recharge Your Team: The Grounded Visioning Approach and Board Roles to Board Goals: Creating an Annual Board Workplan. In this talk he discusses … Continue reading The Art of Facilitation: Changing the Way the World Meets

Team Building Module Facilitator’s Guide

Description: The following session facilitation guidance has been developed to assist NuPITA OD advisors to implement the teambuilding workshop. The workshop is designed to engage participants in boththeoretical information and application through a combination of case studies, role-plays, individual discussion, small group exercises, and large group discussions. It may be applied to an entire organization … Continue reading Team Building Module Facilitator’s Guide

Protection Mainstreaming Training Facilitator’s Guide

Description: The target audience for the training is staff workingin all IRC sectors from assistant level upwards.Recognizing that the level of staff capacity in IRCvaries from country to country, trainers should tailor thematerials appropriately to their audience. A methodology focusing on practicality ratherthan theory has been favored; the aim being to getparticipants to ask themselves … Continue reading Protection Mainstreaming Training Facilitator’s Guide

An Orientation on the Cooperative Business Model Facilitator’s Guide

Description: The facilitator’s guide is geared towards people who are interested in organizing and facilitating Think.COOP training. It provides guidance on planning the training and facilitation techniques and also provides step-by-step descriptions of the learning activities in the Think.Coop training guide, including key messages to be shared with participants. This guide also serves as a … Continue reading An Orientation on the Cooperative Business Model Facilitator’s Guide