I have worked in International development, and with respected International development agencies, for over 20 years.
I continue to get fascinated by what brings and takes away EFFECTIVENESS in both People and Organisations.
I'm especially interested in helping organisations and people become effective at what they do.
My blog last week (https://gabazira.com/2014/12/07/effective-africa-civil-society-business-model-still-elusive/) delved into the vexing subject of an effective national civil society business-model. Recently, I attended a two day national civil society meeting organized by a leading International non-governmental organization (INGO) in Rwanda. The theme of the meeting, that… Read More ›
I have witnessed growth, stagnation, and death of civil-society organisations in East Africa’s great-lakes region over the past 15 years. As an international development practitioner, talking-up and overseeing a shift of power in the development sector to national civil-society, I’m… Read More ›
Because I work in the international development sector, I’m ever conscious of the lack of bottom line economics that our private sector peers work with i.e. International development doesn’t work for profit and is normally not judged by what it… Read More ›