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Disruptive change

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  • A volcano can erupt with little warning, and have significant impact on its surrounding environment (Photo: Wikipedia Commons)

    Supporting organisations facing disruptive change

    IIED's disruptive change initiative is developing research on how best to support civil society organisations facing disruptive change.

    6 July 2017 | Project | Policy and planning
  • IIED senior associate Halina Ward, centre, at the Bond session on disruption and resilience in the global South

    Disruption and resilience in the global South

    How can civil society organisations best collaborate to bring about major change in an era of disruption? A vision supported by IIED was delivered at the 2017 Bond conference

    29 March 2017 | Article | Policy and planning
  • What lies in store for the Earth in 2017? (Photo: Charles Strebor, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Fighting for the future – sustainable development and the battle for ideas in 2017

    Following the landmark global agreements on sustainable development sealed in 2015, including the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on climate change, the end of 2016 prompted the question: can the world sustain this hard-fought momentum?

    4 January 2017 | Blog | Climate change
  • A black swan (Photo: Pete Jordan, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Civil society organisations in the global South and disruptive change: implications for funders

    Southern civil society organisations increasingly face numerous disruptive forces and are often effective sources of necessary disruption themselves. Halina Ward and Tom Bigg explore how funders can support these organisations in ever more uncertain times

    23 December 2016 | Blog | Policy and planning
  • Understanding disruptive change is vital for Southern civil society organisations, and organisations such as IIED can help partners (Image: IIED)

    Mapping the disruptive change ecosystem for Southern CSOs

    Getting good at disruption has become a key challenge for Southern civil society organisations (CSOs) – and it's very different from the methods taught by business leaders. A three-day retreat at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center explored what it takes for Southern CSOs to get good at disruption

    21 December 2016 | Blog | Policy and planning
  • Pakistan's Sarhad Rural Support programme deals with constant uncertainty and disruptive events. Here goods are delivered to flood victims in Chitral (Photo: Gul Hamaad Farooqui, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    What can Southern NGOs teach us about disruptive change?

    Interviews with Southern NGOs reveal valuable lessons in how to see disruptive change as a force for good – and highlight how donors and Northern partners can provide more effective support

    26 January 2016 | Blog | Natural resource management
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