Protected: Understanding Information Ecosystems: Making it happen

Protected: Understanding Information Ecosystems: Making it happen

“…an investment in researching access, sourcing, flow and trust around information movement in any given community is vital to the design of truly effective communications strategies, ensuring that people will believe, trust and act upon the information they...
10 steps to setting up an effective feedback mechanism

10 steps to setting up an effective feedback mechanism

A phrase I’ve often heard from colleagues when discussing ‘accountability’ is: ‘I know what I need to do, but not how to do it’. Moving beyond theory to the practical – to actually closing the feedback loop – is notoriously challenging. Especially in an emergency. How...
Innovation or Imitation in Uganda

Innovation or Imitation in Uganda

Boda Boda Talk Talk: an idea that worked A few years ago a friend working with Internews slapped a ‘Boda Boda Talk Talk’ sticker to my laptop and excitedly told me about the organization’s new project in South Sudan. Looking at the ‘BBTT’ emblazoned on my computer, I...
Beyond Technology: Testing and Scaling New Solutions in Costa Rica

Beyond Technology: Testing and Scaling New Solutions in Costa Rica

This is an excerpt from UNHCR’s recently released report: Beyond Technology | Innovation at UNHCR 2015. This report highlights and showcases some of the innovative approaches the organization is taking to address complex refugee challenges. If anyone still pictures a...
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