Posts Tagged: Participate Initiative

Work with us: Community-driven research inspiring change

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‘People are sick and tired of being subjects of research. We are doing action research so people are becoming subjects of transformation.’ Watch the documentary film showcasing some of the participatory research carried out in 29 countries with communities experiencing poverty and marginalisation, as part of the Participate initiative.

Participate: Response to the High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda Report

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The UN High Level Panel’s anticipated report on what should follow the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015, was published on 30 May 2013. Participate responds to the report, based on in-depth participatory research with people living in poverty and marginalisation, from 18 organisations working in over 30 countries worldwide, which together form the Participate initiative’s Participatory Research Group network.

Setting out a framework for the post-2015 framework…

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By Leo Williams (Beyond 2015) and Thea Shahrokh (Participate) What is the vision for global development post the 2015 milestone of the Millennium Development Goals? What is the purpose of a framework in contributing towards this vision? What are the values that will underpin that framework – how will they be reflected throughout its whole […]

Participatory visual processes in Nairobi’s margins

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Thea Shakrokh I recently spent a week in Nairobi with community researchers from The Seed Institute and Spatial Collective (two of the research group members within Participate [www.ids.ac.uk/Participate]) who were learning about participatory video as an action and research strategy within their participatory research initiatives. Participatory visual processes provide creative possibilities for the very real […]

Time to Listen

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Danny Burns The Participate team spent much of last week preparing for and engaging with the High Level Panel. The panel was very open and responsive to our message, and a number of panel members filled in the postcards that we provided, asking them to indicate how they might engage with Participate. These are all […]