The Meaning of Culture

Culture is an important sector of social and human development, which contributes to identity-building and self-esteem, fosters economic growth and social cohesion, and helps to promote political participation and ownership. Culture enables people and societies to build an identity and to develop active citizenship. It can contribute to conflict prevention

Weblinks on Culture for Development

This is a large list of culture and development sites, libraries and networks. You can use Weitzenegger’s Culture for Development Cruiser to access them quickly. Use your own search terms. It’s as easy as Google. Loading Danish Center for Culture and Development (DCCD) http://www.dccd.dk/en/ DCCD promotes cultural co-operation between Denmark

Reading List on Culture for Development

This is a large reading list on culture and development. You can use Weitzenegger’s Culture for Development Cruiser to access them quickly. Use your own search terms. It’s as easy as Google. Loading Weitzenegger’s Culture4dev Reader http://culture4dev.weitzenegger.de This page displays recent news and links on culture and development from the

Planet Earth now has a timeline. Friend request sent.

What would Planet Earth post about humans on its profile? The Earth fast forwards through a virtual relationship with humans — but soon starts to ask itself whether it wants to be friends with a species that exploits its national resources. The conclusion is reassuring: yes, it does, because humans

Addressing attribution of cause and effect in small n impact evaluations

Increased demand for results has resulted in a growth in large n impact evaluations involving tests of statistical significance between outcomes for treatment and comparison groups. However, this type of statistical analysis is not suitable for all evaluations. When there are insufficient units of assignment to conduct tests of statistical

Weitzenegger’s Evaluation Resources Library

Search 120+ Evaluation Websites here with this search engine powered by Google. No more endless link lists and online library forms! I stuffed all contents related to evaluation in this search engine and let Google do the work. You can access all relevant online content on M&E for international cooperation

Monitoring and Evaluation Repository – Click4it

Click4it, UNITAR learning & training wiki, provides a knowledge base of terms, definitions, tools and methods, training techniques and guidelines. It is a repository of knowledge that aims to be a reference point in the field of training and learning. This section of the repository compiles scores of M&E-related terms

DOCON Directory of Consulting Firms updated

DOCON Directory of Consulting Firms active in International Development Cooperation was updated at http://www.docon.info. Here you can find consultants, consortium partners or employers. The list is sorted by country of origin or registration. That makes it easy to find local partners or jobs. Since I first published this directory in

PIA improves decision making for development results

How can donors and partner countries assess the intended and unintended consequences of donor interventions? The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) explores ex ante Poverty Impact Assessment (PIA), which can assist in modifying the design of interventions to improve pro-poor impacts by identifying key areas for monitoring and

How PIA works

Poverty Impact Assessment (PIA) helps donors and partner countries identify the intended and unintended consequences of their interventions. PIA provides a framework for improving baseline data and monitoring the impact hypothesis during implementation and inputs for ex post evaluations. It formulates recommendations for decision makers on how the intervention might