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  • My Heart’s in Accra
    Ethan Zuckerman is an academic, blogger and internet activist. He is a senior researcher at the Berkman Centre for Internet and Society and on the board of directors for Global Voices: a global community of citizen media authors.
  • Social Media for Good
    It offers lots of practical advice on how to improve communications in international development using digital and social media.
  • Global Voices
    Global Voices is  an online global community of bloggers who report on citizen media from around the world. It was founded in 2005 by Ethan Zuckerman and Rebecca MacKinnon, has over 500 contributors and is translated into more than 30 different languages. Its goal is to give voices to those not usually heard in the international mainstream media.
  • Social Media for International Aid and Development
  • DEV Blog
    The School of International Development, University of East Anglia is a leading global centre of excellence in research and teaching in international development.
  • DFID Bloggers
    This is a multi-author blog from the UK Department for International Development. There are a mixture of group blogs and individual blogs, many from the field.
  • Poverty Matters
    This is The Guardian Global Development Blogosphere. It pulls together blog posts from several partners including DFID, ODI, Global Voices, From Poverty to Power and Texas in Africa, etc.
  • From Poverty to Power
    Written by Duncan Green who is a strategic adviser at Oxfam GB. He is also the author of the book ‘Poverty to Power’ which is where this blog started.
  • Chris Blattman
    He is an assistant professor of Political Science and Public Affairs at Columbia University. His research examines the causes and consequences of poverty and violence.
  • Blood and Milk
    Alannah Shaikh has worked in international development for over 10 years. Alanna believes that international development should be  “efficient, effective and evidence based”. Her posts are eclectic and offer lots of practical advice.
  • Development Progress
    Blog series presented by Overseas Development Institute on how the world is doing on international development goals.
  • IIED Blog
    Blog series from International Institute for Environment and Development.


  • Development Education
    This is the blog`s consortium members on international development including six organisations: Aidlink, Concern Worldide, Trocaire, 80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World and Gorta-Self Help Africa.
  • Dóchas
    Blog series created by the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations.
  • Oxam Ireland
    Oxfam Ireland `s blog series on lots of current issues on international development. Especially interesting are the blogs posted by the CEO, Jim Clarken.






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