When working in international relief and development
projects, we often face situations others have encountered before us. Sometimes
we ask around and consult a few colleagues for their opinions and advice.
Other times we "jump in at the deep end" and do as best we can under
Aid Workers Network
|How many times have you
reinvented the wheel?
links international relief and
development field staff to share support, ideas and best practice.
The Aid Workers Network is an independent
learning community of aid workers willing to provide mutual support and
practical advice based on experience. It is managed by aid workers for
aid workers. It is run by volunteers and membership is free. By subscribing
you will receive Aid Workers Exchange, a weekly e-mail for knowledge
sharing amongst field staff in humanitarian relief and international development.
The format of the e-mail alternates between questions/responses and short
articles. You can also check the website www.aidworkers.net. This website
aims at encouraging and facilitating the exchange of knowledge and experience
amongst aid workers all around the world. It is an evolving site providing
compact "how-to" guides, checklists, background briefings and links to
other online resources which have been recommended by fellow field workers.
aidworkers.net is our place to
ask questions and find answers
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contribution and feedback are very important to all of us. And there are
many ways for you to be involved! Would you like to write something for
"Aid Workers Exchange"? Would you like to develop a topic on the
pilot website? Could you help to answer some of the questions of other
aid workers? …
2005 Phil Bartle