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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 Chauhan

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 [...]

3 December
2018

Reimagining law and justice assistance – Marcus Cox

By |News comment and analysis|

On 23 November 2018, Agulhas Director Marcus Cox gave the keynote address at an annual workshop of law and justice development practitioners in Canberra, at the kind invitation of Professor Veronica Taylor from the Australian National University. Drawing on past evaluations of Australian and UK law and justice assistance, the address explores the shortcomings of traditional capacity [...]

1 December
2018

Investing in Regional Prosperity: Positioning the Aid Program to Support Australia’s Economic Partnerships in Asia

By |client stories|

This evaluation puts forward a strong case for Australia to remain engaged with Asian MICs. It argues that Australia can continue to build its comparative advantage as a partner in economic and social reform. The rationale is driven by Australia’s strategic interest in supporting prosperous and stable neighbours as well as the development needs of Asian [...]

13 November
2018

We are hiring a Research Fellow!

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 programme and development policy to the UK government, other donor countries, multilateral organisations, developing country governments, philanthropic foundations and NGOs. We specialise in strategic reviews and evaluations: for [...]

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