September 2017

Why What You’re Doing is Probably Not Behaviour Change…

By |September 25th, 2017|

Behaviour change is a popular topic in international aid and development, and is a topic that gets the geek in me endlessly fascinated. Behaviour change work (done well) encompasses so many aspects of our work: institutional theory, communications, community engagement, systems theory, governance, and so much more. For those of us working to change particular […]

July 2017

The art of Listening Before Telling: Wendy Quarry and Ricardo Ramirez on Communication for Development

By |July 25th, 2017|

“Like many of you, we have the experience of reading glowing reports about projects that did not reflect the reality as we knew it. Who did they think they were kidding?”

Communication for Another Development: Listening Before Telling

When it comes to communications in the aid and development […]

October 2016

Community Engagement course in Dili (Tetun)

By |October 31st, 2016|

The Bridging Peoples 3-Day Community Engagement Course (Tetun) takes participants through the basics of community engagement, drawing on best practice principles as well as practical experience from around the world on what it takes to engage effectively with communities.

In this three-day course, participants will be taught practical strategies that will improve their work with communities […]

September 2016

Livelihood Aid in Syrian Communities

By |September 3rd, 2016|

Local market in Maubisse

I’ve been on a steep learning curve recently, trying to get my head around the literature on economic recovery for communities affected by conflict.

It sounds quite different to what Bridging Peoples normally does, but it’s not really. We recently won a grant together with […]