Archive for Building Markets, February, 2012

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Connecting the Policy with the Practice: Interview with Engineers Without Borders CEO George Roter

PDT sits down to chat with George Roter, the CEO of Engineers Without Borders Canada, about EWB's work, citizen advocacy, and agricultural value chains. Aka what all the cool ... More
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Haiti: Learning to Fish

PDT's Fellow Mariana Keller travels to Haiti and discovers why helping Haitians help themselves is more important than giving handouts.... More
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Music to my ears. “The engine of development”.

A few days ago I was catching up on some long overdue reading. An old friend in UKAid, or it is Dfid, sent me something to look over 6 months ago. Once I starting reading it... More
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So what on earth is an INDABA?

Well a few months ago someone said to me are you going to the Indaba in Capetown in February? I raised and eyebrow and thought to my myself, should I ask the obvious question... More
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Moving Beyond Handouts in Haiti

Why one Haitian businessman calls us the most important NGO in Haiti.... More
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A Case for Buying Local in Badakhshan

With $5 billion worth of construction projects throughout Afghanistan, the US Army Corps of Engineers is uniquely poised to direct millions of dollars into the hands of Afghan... More

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