This week’s presentation is a thought-provoking, visually stunning video from Jane at Resonance Blog, entitled Complexity and Humanity 2.0. Enjoy.

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  1. The related blog post makes a more detailed case on how continuing to work on false assumptions can undermine our ability to achieve results, and how overdesign and rigid control can be counterproductive.

    Both of these points are relevant in the context of how aid agencies function.


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About Ben Ramalingam

I am a researcher and writer specialising on international development and humanitarian issues. I am currently working on a number of consulting and advisory assignments for international agencies. I am also writing a book on complexity sciences and international aid which will be published by Oxford University Press. I hold Senior Research Associate and Visiting Fellow positions at the Institute of Development Studies, the Overseas Development Institute, and the London School of Economics.


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