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Challenging charity solutions to poverty: new business models
Yitna Tekaligne, country director, Christian Aid Ethiopia, discusses new approaches to tackling poverty and gives examples from four social enterprises in Kenya.
Lessons from Ethiopia and Myanmar on emergency response
Martin Dawes, CDAC Network, speaks to people involved in DEPP projects in Ethiopia and Myanmar.
Can children help make the peace needed to prepare for disaster?
Catrina Stewart reports for Start Network on how one DEPP project in northern Kenya has tapped into an unusual source of tribal peacemaking - their children.
‘I don’t understand localisation…but I know this is a good project’
Martin Dawes from the CDAC Network, a partner on the Disasters and Emergency Preparedness Programme (DEPP) discusses localisation and what it means to different people in the sector.