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Capacity development web sites
Capacity is Development (UNDP)
CapacityDevelopment.ning.com a World Bank supported site for a CD community of practice.
Capacity.org This website is the home of the Capacity.Org journal and also provides regular updates about the broader world of capacity development, primarily for practitioners. The issues covered are organised around resource corners that provide the latest research and policy news, practical toolkits and online resources, publications, and organisational initiatives under each topic. See http://www.capacity.org/en/resource_corners/learning and particularly http://www.capacity.org/en/journal/archives/organizational_learning. See in particular Rethinking capacity building by Alnoor Ebrahim, The managing for impact approach, Issue 36 Capacity Development for Water and Sanitation, Resource Corner on Fragile Environments, Issue 29 Monitoring and Evaluation, Rethinking capacity building, The managing for impact approach, Issue 24 Exploring the soft side of capacity development, Dilemmas and directions.
Capacity4Dev.eu a powerful knowledge management tool aimed at improving technical cooperation, launched by EuropeAid as a central component of the Backbone Strategy for technical cooperation (TC) reform. This project is managed by DG Europeaid - Directorate for Quality and Impact - unit B1 on "Quality of Delivery Systems".
Don Clark an American consultant specialising in learning and performance, train-the-trainer, and designing eLearning and training processes and platforms. On his website he has made available an impressive range of writing, tools and techniques that he has developed and used in his work.
Development Practice a collaborative project of HIV AIDS organisations in South Africa, has made available online, as collective commons, a coordinated set of CD resources, including learning resources and facilitators guides,
FAO Capacity Development portal includes internal programme on CD for FAO staff, CD concepts, CD approaches in programme management, and capacity assessment tools (FAO specific)
IDS – Participation, Power and Social Change Team The website of the Participation Power and Social Change team at IDS has the details and outputs of various projects. See the sections on Learning and Social Change, the Capacity Collective, Learning and Teaching for Transformation, and Facilitating Learning and Action for Social Change (FLASC).
The Impact Alliance The Impact Alliance is a global action and learning network committed to strengthening the capacity of individuals and organizations to generate deep impact within the communities they serve. It provides space for sharing, learning and collaboration in order to define and develop standards of excellence that improve performance. The website has many resources about development, including capacity, from different sources worldwide.
INTRAC Praxis Learning Programme The Praxis Learning Programme was designed to enable civil society organisations to become more effective by linking theory and practice and by developing and disseminating learning around organisational capacity building. The website has a large resource of papers and practice notes covering many aspects of capacity development practice.
OECD/DAC Conflict and Fragility: Publications and Documents A listing of articles on capacity development and fragile states
The South South Opportunity A community of professionals dedicated to South-South Cooperation, Knowledge Exchange and Learning for development.
UNDP Capacity Development Group their primary website with access to all their publicly available resources.
Wikipedia This is a collaborative space which allows those interested in capacity development at theoretical and practical level to contribute to the knowledge base.
World Bank Capacity Development Resource Centre Offers many articles, toolkits, case studies and links to other useful sites.