10 Development Blogs Worth Reading:
Assistant Professor of Political Science & Economics at Yale.
From Poverty to Power
by Duncan Green, Head of Research for Oxfam GB and author of ‘From Poverty to Power’.
Aid Thoughts is a blog about International Development, Economics, and Foreign Aid
Blood and Milk
Covers a range of interdisciplinary topics and their relation to development practice
Good Intentions are Not Enough
Good Intentions’ mission is to provide donors with the knowledge and tools they need to make informed funding decisions.
Tales from the Hood
“Tales From the Hood” is a collection of more or less real-time stories, reflection and opinion about life inside the humanitarian aid industry… from some of the worst neighborhoods in the global village.
Stuff Expat Aid Workers Like
This (hilarious/honest) site is based on the concept of the famous ‘Stuff White People Like’
On this blog the author write about “internal conflicts, life, growing up, and traveling the strange and winding roads that led me where I am today. There’s also a fair share of raving, ranting, raging and reality checking around INGO work.”
by Owen Barder, Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington DC, and the Director of aidinfo – a programme of Development Initiatives which aims to make aid more transparent and accountable. He lives and works in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
While this is technically not a personal blog, it is a great blog-format news site featuring articles produced by a pan-African community of some 2,600 citizens and organisations who together produce insightful articles about social justice in Africa.
Please leave a comment if you would like to suggest any other good development-related blogs (including your own!) to share with other readers!