Links I Liked

February 20, 2023

     By Duncan Green     

Russia is now the biggest arms exporter to Africa, but what’s going on in Algeria?

Can a systems change approach improve disaster management? Really interesting case study from Indonesia

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse: ’ Taliban bans contraception calling use a ‘western conspiracy’

The rise and fall of innovation labs in the aid sector.

‘German ballet director who smeared critic with faeces sacked’. It’s the juxtaposition of ‘ballet’ and ‘faeces’…..

Quotes by famous people if they had worked in nonprofit ht Ingrid Srinath. My favourite: “To every action there is an equal and opposite reporting requirement.” – Sir Isaac Newton

So farewell then, Nicola Sturgeon, with Janey Godley voiceover

February 20, 2023
Duncan Green


  1. Appearances are often deceptive with the Taliban. Idealogy is frequently used to hide a naked struggle for power. The noise produced as a result in Western Capitals is well orchestrated and there are many winners in the process. There is a lot of pragmatism behind the apparent naivette. In the nineties a vehicle with a tape recoder would be greeted with scorn and evoke aggrressive negative reactiins. Today young talibs sit at checking posts punching their mobiles lost in facebook. Let see how it unfolds.

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