Development Cooperation Handbook

The scope of this handbook

Managing, Evaluating and Communicating in Development Programs

Sharing knowledge and tools for cooperation and dialogue

How you can participate and make a difference

Development Cooperation in Action: steps and tools
Development Cooperation in Action

The Communication Challenge in International Cooperation for Development


The Vrinda Project Documentary

1 - MDG 1 - Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
2 - MDG 2: Achieve universal primary education
3 - MDG 3: Promote gender equality and empower women
4 - MDG 4 Reduce child mortality
5 - MDG 5: Improve maternal health
6 - MDG 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
7 - MDG 7 - Ensure environmental sustainability
8 - MDG 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development

Other Resources
We hope we have been able to communicate the values of those who fight for the rights of the underprivileged
Informing and setting the vision
General introduction: the scope of this handbook

Redefining The basic concepts

Actors and Other Stakeholders - Who is "on board" and why?

Development Cooperation Issues
The Millennium Development Goals and the International Development Agenda

The Millennium Development Goals
The Sustainable Development Goals


1. National and International commitments to MDGs - (Doc 1)

2. How can local policy actors contribute to the achievement of global policy objectives? - (Doc 6)

3. NGOs as development actors: their role, their challenges - (Doc 4)

4. Can we, as individuals, contribute to the achievement of the Global Development Agenda?

Cooperation - How?

5. Do developed and developing nations agree on the road map for global development? - (Doc 3)

6. Does international aid really benefits the target populations? - (Doc 2)

7. What is the relationship between "Global" and "Local" agendas and responsibilities? - (Doc 8)

8. How to design and manage successful cooperation programmes? - (Doc 5)

Communication - How?

9. Media and the international communication climate.

10. Sharing knowledge and resources - (Doc 7)

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This wikibook is the result of a collective effort; the Kautilya Society is a Non Governmental Organization taking on a facilitator role in managing the project that promotes the collection and sharing of knowledge resources that form the basis of this handbook. The principal editors of the articles are Stefano De Santis and Vrinda Dar. Contribution from all sources are welcome, in line with the   Wikimedia founding principles.

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Video Library edit


 The Vrinda Project Channel

 The Development cooperation stories
 The development Cooperation Issues
  ⇒ The interviews in English and in Italian
 The stories related to the specific MDGs
 The backstage dialogues

  More in ⇒ The video resources linked to this handbook

External Links edit

 Kautilya Society for Intercultural Dialogue
 The Vrinda Project Channel on YouTube
 The Vrinda Project Page on Facebook
 TVP Channel Page on Google+