International Development Podcasts

We hope you enjoy these conversations with our staff!

 

 

Mobile for Development: From M-PESA to Today

Mobile phone connectivity is one rise and its importance in the development world cannot be underestimated. In this podcast we speak to Jonathan Ridley, a principal in the Economic Growth practice at Coffey. He details the effects of mobile money services in Kenya and the future of mobile technology for economic development.

 


 

Value for Money: From Theory to Practice

Value for money, value for money, value for money. In the development world, we’ve heard the phrase hundreds of times. We’ve talked about it. We’ve written about it. But what does it really mean? And how do we translate the theory into practice? Ben Ward, head of Coffey’s Evaluation and Research practice in Europe, discusses.

 

 

Women in Development: A Conversation with Sinead Magill

On the eve of International Women’s Day, we spoke with Sinead Magill, head of the Governance, Security and Justice practice in Europe, about how her childhood in Northern Ireland influenced her career choice, about her first development project in post-war Iraq, and about the gender-focussed work her practice has been doing in fragile and conflict-affected states.

 

 

Podcasts from our US operation, MSI

 

 

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New Iraqi Patients' Rights Charter is Major Step for Human Rights
Scaling Up the Innovative Work of Local Organisations
Zambians Build Skills in Strategic Communications
Changing Lives in Indonesia
MSI Recognised for Excellence in Evaluation
Improving Job Opportunities for the Poor in Nigeria
Kiribati Children Start School Year on Solid Ground
Advocacy Brings Wheelchair Ramps to Ghana’s Schools
MSI Experts Contribute to USAID CSO Report
MSI Video highlights Fight against Philippines Corruption
Delivering Social Services in Kosovo
Sharing our M&E Expertise
Productivity on the Rise in Indonesia
Grant brings PNG Evaluators to International Conference
M&E Framework wins Award
Coffey hosts AusAID Leadership Award Intern
Australian Parliamentary Delegation visit Maternal Health Project
Defending Citizens from Bribery in Afghanistan
Road to Adventure
Podcast: Gender and International Development
Honorary Visiting Professorship for Coffey Expert
Bringing Sight to Bali
Gender Advisor receives International UN Peace Award
Exceeding HIV/AIDS-Education Goals in Zambia
Better Advocacy, from Nairobi’s Small Businesses to Cairo’s NGOs
Supporting Informed Decision-Making Across Africa
Coffey Helps Deliver Ghana’s Education Strategy
Discussing Elections and Role of Women in Politics at TechWomen 2012
Bringing Innovative Technology to Ghana's Local Governments
Providing M&E and Communications Support in Kenya
Senior Afghan Ministry of Interior Leaders Meet with UK Officials in London
Launch of Gender Equality Initiative in PNG
Supporting Maternal and Neonatal Health in Indonesia
Free Call Number to Save Mothers and Babies
Preparing Civil Servants for the Future of Effective Procurement Reform in Iraq
Bringing Stringent M&E Standards to a Complex Afghan Environment
Social Media Encourages Ghanaians to Vote
How One Auction in Britain Made a Difference to 15 Families in Kosovo – in pictures
Monitoring and Evaluation Program Among Finalists for British Expertise Award
Anti-Corruption Day Activities Around the World
MSI’s Indonesian Partner Arrests Judges on Corruption Charges
Documentary Highlights Successes in Community-Based Policing
Improving Citizen-State Relations in Pakistan
Fast Relief for Fiji
Quiz Show Gives Youthful Buzz to Anti-Corruption in Afghanistan
Foreign Minister opens 2nd phase of Education Program in Kiribati
Coffey and MSI Help Tackle Corruption in Vietnam
Sir Puka Launches First Gender Policy for Public Service in PNG
Championing Women's Rights in Bangladesh
Breaking Gender Barriers in Aceh
Enhancing Women's Economic Advancement in South Asia & The Pacific
Education the Path to Gender Equality in Sri Lanka
Scaling Up in India to Improve Maternal Health
Meet our Gender Advisors - Darcy Ashman
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Patience Agyare-Kwabi: A Dedication to Women’s Empowerment
26-year-old Moroccan Woman Learns to Read After Denied Schooling Because of Disability
Meet our Gender Advisors
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Coffey Launches New Blog
Meet our Gender Advisors - Cara Ellickson
Meet our Gender Advisors - Glenn Davies
Meet our Gender Advisors - Tau Geno-Hoire
Meet our Gender Specialists - Aisha Lawal
Meet our Gender Advisors - Kate Nethercott
International Women's Day - A PNG Perspective from Rosemary Green
Meet our Gender Advisors - Jane Kesno
Meet our Gender Advisors - Dorcas Sevua
Coffey expert discusses demographic changes’ impacts on labour markets
Small hold farmers benefit from grants
Consultative body enables Afghan citizens to voice their policing needs
Treating the cause, not the symptom, of youth violence in South Sudan
Helping to launch first professional association on organization development in Zambia
Building support for South Sudan's development through M&E and reporting
Iraq approves new national development plan
Mobiles provide social benefits, but many women are left out
Living with HIV/AIDs in Zambia, videos provide close look at progress
Loboc tourism and community benefit from Australia Awards
Low-cost housing project to be replicated in Nigeria’s capital
New street signs point local government in right direction
Voter education for Ghana’s remote communities – in pictures
How do you rebuild a government in post-invasion Iraq?
Tweets and posts promoting social change in Lebanon
Giving victims of domestic violence the support to stand tall
Meeting the challenges of higher education through collaboration
Responding to family and sexual violence in PNG
Scaling up development projects worldwide
First hand accountability through the eyes of American experts
Making a "real difference" in the Philippines
Achieving affordable accommodation in Nigeria
Australia Awards Cambodia
Healing a nation
Training Iraqi professionals to manage the future
Celebrating education achievements in PNG
PNG Infographic
C4D and improving government accountability in PNG
Value for Money: From Theory to Practice
Afghan Ministry of Interior reaches 19 million people through text messages
Duck farms breeding success with Challenge Fund support
Coffey organises Civil Society Learning Forum
Promoting peace through civil society in Syria
Male role models stepping forward to fight violence against women in PNG
Giving wings to private-sector businesses in the Pacific and South-East Asia
Supporting stronger communities across PNG
Mapping Enterprise Challenge Fund projects across Asia Pacific
Excellent reviews for £27 million civil society and governance program
Fiji disaster relief workshop
White Ribbon Campaign
Building knowledge for disability support
UK supports Vietnam’s anti-corruption efforts
More than 400,000 reached via the Enterprise Challenge Fund
Coffey shortlisted for three British Expertise awards
Helping displaced Sri Lankan citizens begin again
Historic rollout of social safety net in Iraq
Infographic: Afghan Ministry of Interior Better Prepared for Transition
New film ‘The Jungle School’ based on Australia Awards recipients
VIDEO: Meeting the Needs of Ghana's Poor and Disadvantaged
MSI awarded three new partnerships with USAID
Inspiring change for International Women’s Day
Inspiring change for International Women's Day
Inspiring change for International Women's Day
Parveen's Story
Fatima’s Story
Maryum's Story
Inspiring change for International Women's Day
Talent to match growing markets: Coffey General Managers announced
Supporting the women’s perspective in Georgia
Leadership programs: measuring impact
New financial product to help poor women grow their businesses
A healthier Maldives with some help from Australia
Talking Monitoring and Evaluation with Devex
Maldives moves to protect globally significant site
Bhutanese dairy industry takes off
Justice in Bhutan enhanced with forensics service
Water supply success: Sri Lanka’s ancient wisdom and Australian ideas
Coffey’s Mayssa Daye Receives Young Consultant of the Year Award
Mobile for Development - From M-PESA to Today
3 Proven Best Practices for Helping to Develop Civil Society Capacity
Fighting malaria with microbiology
Special women’s desks launched in Pakistani police stations
IN PHOTOS: American-Style Presidential Debates in Ghana
Coffey’s Sinead Magill makes Management Today’s 35 Women Under 35 shortlist
Fiji disaster recovery workshop
Coffey Principal Jon Moss to be awarded an OBE
Inerie – Australians and Indonesians working together to improve women’s and babies’ health
A strategic approach to growing tourism in PNG
VIDEO: Stronger civil society, better prospects for Syria's people
European Commission’s Civil Society Dialogue: Measuring effectiveness
Coffey prinicpal makes Management Today’s “35 Women Under 35” list