A grassroots glossary: community solutions to communication problems
Guest author Dr Angela Crack explains how a new Chichewa-English glossary of development terms was created.
Respecting Communities: Languages and Cultural Understanding in Development
By Vicky Mancuso Brehm Paying close attention to languages contributes to successful development programmes, according to both international NGO (INGO) […]
Why are languages missing from the Sustainable Development Goals?
Read out latest guest blog by Dr Wine Tesseur from the University of Reading.
Towards a ‘Listening Organisation’? Listening, power and languages in international development NGOs
New research update by Vicky Brehm on the ‘Listening Zones of NGOs’ project.
Listening, power and inclusion: languages in development NGOs. Workshop report
The workshop provided an opportunity for UK-based NGOs and agencies to hear examples of issues organisations have faced around languages and power relations.
Listening, Power and Inclusion: Languages in Development NGOs
How do we ensure that language is not a barrier to effective communication?
The Listening Zones of NGOs: languages and cultural knowledge in development programmes
Please note that ‘The Listening Zones of NGOs’ project has now come to an end. If you want to be […]
Do NGOs need a Languages Policy? New Research on Languages in Development
By Vicky Mancuso Brehm. Most of us who have worked in international development can easily come up with colourful anecdotes […]
Academic-NGO Collaboration in International Development Research: a reflection on the issues
In 2012, the Development Studies Association of the UK and Ireland funded a small project involving INTRAC, World Vision UK […]