I am very excited to join Wasafiri as the Senior Manager, Food Systems and Inclusive Growth, based out of Wasafiri’s Nairobi office. Why is this move so exciting?

The Sustainable Development Goals describe a wonderful future for us all – so what’s getting in the way of us getting there?

This week I was running a workshop with a very nice group of people from the British Army, when I accidently mentioned Brexit. I didn’t mean to, it just slipped out

In this era of political change, when diverse and extreme views are being expressed freely, it can be tempting to retreat into our echo chambers [where an echo chamber is defined as “an environment in which a person encounters only beliefs or opinions that coincide with their own.”

Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) has always been the nerdy cousin of the development world

The difference between organised crime and violent extremism is at times difficult to discern.

3.9 million Kenyans, some 8% of the population, face the stark reality of living in extreme poverty.

The Sustainable Development Goals define the most compelling global challenges of our era. Wasafiri’s work with multinationals is demonstrating the vital leadership role they can play in forging more inclusive and sustainable economies, and strengthening global public goods like security, health, biodiversity and climate

At Wasafiri we thought we’d slow things down a little, and share with our community what we’ve been reading and listening too in the past couple of months