Development impact calls for knowledgeable development practitioners
In this blog post by Martin Ravallion, well-known economist at the World Bank, he argues that the use of existing knowledge – including knowledge produced by academia – by development practitioners depends on supply but also on demand factors. What incentives need to be in place for development practitioners, including development NGO staff, to use existing knowledge before they design new programs?
Please click here for Ravallion’s blog post.
Also, please note the worthwhile link within the comments section by one of the commentators: