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16 Avr: Konbit: ME&L: Learning to Practice
Konbit’s goal is to increase the number of local development partners influencing and achieving significant and sustainable development results in Haiti, who are accountable to their constituents and who are able to effectively compete for and manage resources.
30 Juin: Organizational Capacity Strengthening for Locally-led Development
Ayiti Nexus is a boutique development consulting firm established in 2012 that offers project management services in various sectors in Haiti. Since its creation, Ayiti Nexus’ managing consultants have understood the importance of establishing strong foundations, particularly their financial and operational systems to guarantee the firm’s sustainability
11 Fév: Sustainable Development Models
Today, the development community mantra is sustainability. The definition of sustainable is actually quite broad. It means “able to be maintained.” A project that requires constant input from outside can be sustainable if that support is found.
11 Fév: Appropriate Assistance Approaches
In a previous article, the author argued that project sustainability could take more than one form. If its acceptable broad definition is “able to be maintained,” then a development project can be sustainable even if it requires constant external input, as long as that input is assured. This is distinct from a self‐sustainable project, which generates sufficient inputs internally to maintain itself. The article concluded by stating that it is wise to determine which type of sustainability is appropriate for a given project, to enhance its attainment.
11 Fév: Organic Development
The ‘development debate’ is re-forming around a conflict between privileging the global market and privileging human communities: Do we continue expanding industry and wealth indefinitely, or do we find a way that human communities (however defined) can recover social intimacy, spiritual coherence, healthy environments, and sustainable material practices?