Unfolding leadership

Getting policy makers to hear community voices

Getting policy makers to hear community voices

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Rebecca Pointer, Information and Communication Officer at the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of the Western Cape. She shares how community activists were able to successfully use a video produced by…

From managing research to mentoring: an effective mechanism for a generational transition

From managing research to mentoring: an effective mechanism for a generational transition

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Raquel Zelaya, Director of ASIES, in Guatemala. It is part of a series of posts emerging from a long term mentoring project that also includes Grupo FARO in Ecuador.] ASIES was created in Guatemala in 1979 with the…

Imagining a better 2014 (5) – by Julia Pomares

Imagining a better 2014 (5) – by Julia Pomares

[Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of posts called ‘Imagining a better 2014’ that brings together reflections from a number of researchers and practitioners on the most important lessons and future challenges for promoting the use of…

Imagining a better 2014 (4) – by María Elena Quilodran

Imagining a better 2014 (4) – by María Elena Quilodran

[Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of posts called ‘Imagining a better 2014’ that brings together reflections from a number of researchers and practitioners on the most important lessons and future challenges for promoting the use of…

Imagining a better 2014 (3) – by Andrea Ordoñez

Imagining a better 2014 (3) – by Andrea Ordoñez

[Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of posts called ‘Imagining a better 2014’ that brings together reflections from a number of researchers and practitioners on the most important lessons and future challenges for promoting the use of…

Imagining a better 2014 (1) Ramón-Antonio Gutiérrez Palacios

Imagining a better 2014 (1) Ramón-Antonio Gutiérrez Palacios

[Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of posts called ‘Imagining a better 2014’ that will bring together reflections from a number of researchers and practitioners on the most important lessons and future challenges for promoting the use…