Links I Liked

Trust Filipinos to take the piss out of SWEDOW (Stuff We Don’t Want). 30 Funny Pics Of Filipinos Dressed Up In Ridiculous Donated Clothes At A Volcano Evacuation Centre ht Tobias Denskus

Davos saw some important additions to our understanding of inequality. The new UNDP Human Development Report covered Inequalities in human development in the 21st century. While the latest World Social Report estimated that “the gap between the richest and poorest 10% of the global population is 25% larger than it would be in a world without global warming.”

Africa is a Country is always worth reading, and now you can apply for its $3,000 Fellowship Program for Intellectual & Cultural Producers of Africa-Related Knowledge. Deadline: February 20, 2020

Time to evaluate the evaluators? New Center for Global Development proposal to Score Development Agencies on their Evaluation and Learning Systems (I reckon Oxfam wd do OK on that one)

Greta and George on the magic carbon sequestration machine (spoiler, it’s trees). 2 million views and counting

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2 Responses to “Links I Liked”
  1. ken smith

    Maybe I’m just too po-faced and British about it, but I’d be interested to understand more about any reaction in the Philippines to these photos. Do they encourage the public to donate in more appropriate ways, or do donors just switch off and stop giving altogether?