World Food Programme: “Beneficiary Contact Monitoring”

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WFP at work: listening or directing?

A colleague just passed me the World Food Programme’s guidelines on Beneficiary Contact Monitoring.

The idea looks terrific: “Beneficiary Contact Monitoring is a systematic investigation to monitor beneficiaries’ – women’s, men’s, girls’ and boys’ – perceptions of an operation.”

I like the sound of this, particularly coming from a major UN agency. Continue reading

World Bank leaders: fix our broken staff incentives

Doing a good job – or just moving the money?

Did you see this blog from two World Bank heavy hitters? Recognizing and rewarding the best development professionals

It’s kind of a crazy idea (from an NGO perspective). But the interesting part is their diagnosis of the problem. Continue reading