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Newsletter: PNG Update | Aisyiyah | AAC taking shape | Diasporas & development

Newsletter: PNG Update | Aisyiyah | AAC taking shape | Diasporas & development

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Oil Search Foundation seeks Head of Signature Programs

The Oil Search Foundation (OSF) seeks expressions of interest from qualified individuals for the position of Head of Signature Programs. This position is based in Port…

Fortnightly links: RCT sceptics, cash + childcare, US-China trade, Global Fund, and more

Angus Deaton exchanges his RCT scepticism for a carefully considered pros and cons approach in this new NBER working paper (ungated here). Aptly enough, this…

A new RCT for PNG in the law and justice sector

Can transferring policing power to community members improve legal protection in Papua New Guinea? This is the title of new research being undertaken in Bougainville…

Pacific and PNG Greg Taylor scholarship – call for expressions of interest

Scholars from PNG and the Pacific are invited to submit expressions of interest in the Greg Taylor scholarship program for the 2016-17 round. Applicants would…

Effective Altruism Australia conference – videos online

If you didn’t attend the Effective Altruism Australia conference (EAGxAustralia) in Melbourne earlier this year, the videos of panels and keynotes are now online. The…

Engaging diasporas in development

Migrant- and refugee-led organisations implement innovative, small-scale, low-cost projects that are potentially replicable and scalable. Because of their close connections, these multicultural communities have high…

Aisyiyah: 99 years of women’s empowerment

The second in our series of Aid Profiles is now online: on Indonesia’s longest-serving women’s organisation, Aisyiyah. Aisyiyah currently works with the Australian aid program to deliver the Empowering Indonesian Women…

Fortnightly links: evaluation and data, immunization, the ethics of aid, Ethiopia, and more

A blog, linked to longer documents, from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) offers some clear-headed thinking on just what sort of evaluation is…

Evidence and practice in an age of inequality

From the time of the Marshall Plan onwards, international development has struggled with how to generate change in levels of inequality, and how to assess…

Femili PNG seeks case management volunteer

Our friends at Femili PNG (who we support in a pro-bono capacity) are looking for a Case Management Technical Assistant (Volunteer) to spend a year…