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We are recruiting for a Research, Evaluation and Learning Manager (RELM) on our Building Resilience in Civil Society (BRICS) Phase II programme. Read on for the full Terms of Reference and how to apply. WHO WE ARE Wasafiri is a fast growing, values-led consultancy business, committed to navigating complex change. Established in 2010 ...

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12 children trapped in a cave in Thailand. 20 children trapped in an orphanage in Libya, orphans of ISIS fighters[1], now stateless and parentless. 300 Palestinian children in prison in Israel[2]. 1,995 children separated from their parents at the American border[3].   All children, all victims of circumstances not of their own ...

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A two day training in using Systemcraft to tackle complex, intractable and downright messy problems. Wednesday 14th & Thursday 15th November 2018, London Wasafiri works with leaders and organisations to tackle some of humanity’s toughest problems. Through our work on issues such as countering violent extremism, climate ...

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This week the UK’s National Health Service celebrated its 70th birthday. For 70 years the NHS has been providing not just health care free at the point of use,  but the reassurance that, when you need it, high quality health care is there for you, whoever you are and whatever your needs. Like so many […]

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I’m just off an overnight plane from East Africa, and while I’m not a Marvel fan, it was refreshing to see a theme dominated by Africans in the ‘Black Panther’ movie last night. Could Africa be helping itself towards the seemingly equitable prosperity of the fictional African country of Wakanda? Africa’s performance ...

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On November 3 2017, we lost Diana Ware,  a beloved friend, colleague, and Wasafiri family member. To honour her spirt, and the role she played in our lives and our work, we created the Diana Ware Award; and last mont, here at our Nairobi Office, a wide group of Wasafiri friend’s clients and community came […]

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A flame to ignite agriculture reform, nutrition and food security in Africa: will it be nurtured or snuffed out through irrelevance? Is there a rumbling of excitement in Africa about ending hunger and achieving agricultural development? It certainly feels to me that something positive is happening. Heads of State and Governments in ...

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“We have never had to deal with problems at the scale facing today’s globally interconnected society. No one knows for sure what will work, so it is important to build a system that can evolve and adapt rapidly” (Elinor Ostrom) If we don’t know what will work, then how on earth do we work out […]

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Wasafiri is a fast growing, values-led consultancy business, committed to navigating complex change. Established in 2010  by a group of European and African development professionals, we are driven by the opportunity to contribute to Africa’s future. The people of Wasafiri are brought together for their adventurous spirit, ...

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As the UK disentangles itself from European Union collective action, the African Union is finding ways to work together to reach new heights of transparency and accountability. The Heads of State and Governments from the continent’s 55 countries are setting about a peer review of their performance of agriculture, including tackling ...

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