Monthly Archives: October 2012

Gates Foundation – Doing Good or Causing Harm?

When talking about actors in development, NGOs are usually the first thing people think about.  They are seen as a ‘development alternative’ (Banks and Hulme, 2012 p.8) to official development actors due to their ability to work independently of the … Continue reading

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The History of Development

‘If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development’ (Aristotle). To understand something, and therefore be able to change it, its past must be understood.  The past has had a great influence on development and to change the … Continue reading

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