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26 March
2019

CDC’s investments in low-income and fragile states

By |client stories|

Today ICAI published a performance review, drafted by Agulhas, of CDC's investments in low-income and fragile states. CDC is the primary vehicle through which DFID invests development capital and plays a key role within DFID’s Economic Development Strategy. It aims to “support the building of businesses throughout Africa and South Asia, to create jobs and [...]

19 March
2019

Fridays for the Future – Hiba Ahmad

By |News comment and analysis|

Last Friday saw thousands of concerned young people and adults in over 100 countries take to the streets and demand action on climate change. After a period of relative silence following the Paris agreement, calls for climate action are back and louder than ever. Global mass movements like the Youth Strike for Climate and Extinction [...]

18 March
2019

The Jordan Compact and the Rules of Origin scheme: was it a good idea? – Giulia di Porcia

By |News comment and analysis|

International leaders gathered last week in Brussels for the fourth international conference on supporting Syria and the region. The first of these conferences took place in London, in 2016, where an innovative approach to dealing with displaced populations was adopted, the so-called Jordan Compact. And one of the most innovative features of the Compact was [...]

17 March
2019

News from Agulhas: we produced an independent Monitoring and Assessment framework for the Jordan Compact

By |News from Agulhas|

The Jordan Compact is an innovative approach that has enabled Jordan to continue providing a global public good by hosting Syrian refugees in peace and security with access to basic services and some economic opportunities. The Jordan Compact was created in 2016, at the London Conference on supporting the future of Syria and the [...]

8 March
2019

Data Gaps in Gender Development – A reflection on gender mainstreaming on International Women’s Day – Trisha Chuahan

By |News comment and analysis|

International Women’s Day celebrates the achievements and contributions that women have made in society and that society has made in advancing the position of women. In the development sphere, we tend to coin this “gender mainstreaming”.  As a feminist in development, I believe it is important to celebrate these successes – but without any naivety [...]

4 March
2019

Leadership Lab | The Future Of Work – An Interview with Catherine Cameron

By |News from Agulhas|

In a rapidly changing, tech-driven world, what does the future of work look like? We sat down with Catherine Cameron, co-founder of Agulhas Open Knowledge, to discuss the future of work in the second edition of our Leadership Lab series. KELLY NOTCUTT (KN): There’s much talk of 21st Century skills and the types of skills today’s youth [...]

4 February
2019

The Orkney Islands are leading the transition towards a renewable energy future – Kate Cerna

By |News comment and analysis|

Tucked away in Scotland’s far north is archipelago, famous for its high cliffs battered by rough seas, holding many secrets from its Neolithic past… and more recently the future of renewable energy. The Orkney Islands, recently voted as a best place to live in the UK, are at the forefront of technological energy revolution. Once [...]

17 December
2018

A Beginners Guide to the UN Migration Compact – Paige Isaacson and Anne Hammerstad

By |News comment and analysis|

The UN Global Compact for Migration is the first comprehensive international agreement establishing a common framework for the management of international migration. After a dramatic run-up, with a very public campaign to derail it and several states dropping their support, the Compact was formally adopted at an international conference in Marrakech, Morocco, by 164 UN [...]

10 December
2018

We are hiring a Junior Analyst!

By |News from Agulhas|

Agulhas Applied Knowledge is a London-based consulting firm specialising in research, analysis, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) on international development and sustainability. We provide strategic advice on aid programmes and development policy to the UK government, other DAC countries, multilateral organisations, developing country governments, philanthropic foundations and NGOs. We specialise in strategic reviews and evaluations: for [...]

5 December
2018

We are hiring a Learning and Development Manager!

By |News from Agulhas|

Learning and Development Manager To provide Agulhas Applied Knowledge with learning and development expertise as a L&D Manager, leading Agulhas’s principal L&D project. The position will require close work with Agulhas staff, especially the Senior Management Team and will be based out of the Agulhas offices in Branch Place, London. It will require willingness to [...]

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