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Training Videographers for Development in Cambodia

Developments

Fall 2015

When Australian-Cambodian videographer Bunhom Chhorn returned to his native Cambodia in the early 2000s, he found the country nearly stripped of basic video expertise. There were no facilities, instruction, or...

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Building Trust while Rebuilding Somalia

Developments

Summer 2015

Somalia has one of the most insecure, complicated, and harsh operating environments in the world. Much of the country is in ruins, with conflict between rival clans, continued attacks by...

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Sustaining the Facebook Revolution

Developments

Spring 2015

The nexus of social media, Internet access, and smartphone technology has spawned a revolution in political activism. Ordinary people using new technology and digital media platforms—people whose voices would otherwise...

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An Innovation in Governance

Developments

Innovation

Pro Mujer is a nonprofit organisation serving communities in Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Peru. It delivers an integrated package of financial services, business, and empowerment training through its...

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Customary Land Tenure

Developing Alternatives

Winter 2013

There is good reason to believe that customary tenure arrangements are conducive to community and household resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa. Without landed property of any kind, poor communities and households...

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Connecting Communities

Developing Alternatives

Winter 2013

In certain post-conflict environments, resilience can be a double-edged sword
—two Sri Lankan communities show a way forward. In the Batticaloa district of eastern Sri Lanka, citizens on both sides of...

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Supporting the Transition to Peace in Sri Lanka

Developments

Summer 2014

When armed conflict in eastern Sri Lanka ended in 2007, the Government of Sri Lanka was afforded an opportunity to begin repairing the damage. Two years later when the government...

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Supporting Active Citizenship Across Pakistan

Developments

Summer 2014

Danish Bibi was to be married off illiterate and homebound to a husband not of her choosing. Usman Ghani saw neighborhood children routinely die for lack of health services. Brothers...

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