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Wednesday 6th February 2013

A plethora of actors and multiple forms of financing are emerging in the development ecosystem. While donor agencies and international NGOs are still  powerful, agenda-setting actors and aid remains crucial, the development landscape today is far more complex and multi-faceted than when the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) were officially adopted in 2000.

Monday 7th January 2013

The Zambian sun is burning fiercely in the bright blue sky. Mothers and children, queuing at a clinic on the outskirts of Lusaka, receive little relief from the thatched gazebos meant to protect them from the heat. Many have walked long distances to be here, carrying babies on their backs and holding small children tightly by the hand. They came at dawn, hoping to be seen quickly but prepared to wait patiently for their turn. The women chatter quietly among themselves.

Thursday 16th August 2012

Given the binary delivery of education - public or private - is failing to provide equitable access to quality secondary education, isn't it time we looked for a third way?