Integration and Community Leadership Needs More Than Just Funding Changes

The nature of our world is multi-nodal and, with technology, today's means of accountability, collaboration, communication and fulfillment of responsibilities are evolving to reflect integration. International development needs to catch up - quickly. Locus, Pact, Church World Service, and The Hunger Project - all members of the international Movement for Community-led Development - addressed this … Continue reading Integration and Community Leadership Needs More Than Just Funding Changes

Proposed Budget Cuts: Community-led Development at Risk

President Donald Trump released his first formal proposed budget to Congress on 16 March 2017. As promised, the “America First” budget is proposing $54 billion in cuts throughout different federal government agencies and programs to offset the increase to the defense budget. Here is a snapshot of some departments that will be experiencing budget cuts: … Continue reading Proposed Budget Cuts: Community-led Development at Risk

Together for 2030 – A Global Partnership Committed to Betterment of Humanity

At the Together for The 2030 Agenda--The Partnerships Playbook, seeks to share values in action with member countries, one that is humanity-based. The Partnership comes together in a renewed and focused manner through what unites us rather divides us. According to the 2030 Agenda "We are bound by our commitment to work together to support … Continue reading Together for 2030 – A Global Partnership Committed to Betterment of Humanity

Oxfam’s Female Food Hero from Nigeria: A Change-Maker in Her Community

“It's about shifting the mindset...medium and small scale farming can generate income."- 2014 Female Food Hero Monica Maigari from Kaduna State, Nigeria  Last week  Oxfam America hosted a Brown Bag Lunch, which couldn't have came at a better time as it was a day after International Women’s Day 2016, to share their Female Food Hero(FFH) Contest . … Continue reading Oxfam’s Female Food Hero from Nigeria: A Change-Maker in Her Community