Through a careful investigation of the historical applications of development, we will explore the idea that development is an inherently political process and challenge the claim that any development NGO is apolitical. Additionally, we will strive to identify successful methods of community empowerment through political organization.
The role of micro-enterprises in developing communities is crucial. This course examines the process of identifying projects to fit the needs of people and equipping
The success and ongoing relevancy of community-based development initiatives is largely dependent on the ability of community workers and NGO’s to maintain their accountability to stakeholders at
In the protection and management of natural resources, it is widely agreed that human social, political, cultural and economic systems must be part of the
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is an important part of building both accountability and a learning process into the development program from the beginning, both within
Appropriate Technology (AT) is a way of thinking about the choices and the applications of technology to solve a problem or to create something, such as
In recent years there has been an epidemic of youth suicides across Indian Country and especially on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. In
For western community workers (whether they be expatriates from a western country, locals raised in relatively affluent western educated families or settlers on colonized lands)