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Participation at DEVRES 2018 in Gothenburg, Sweden

Another Development Foundation and its partner Hard Rain Project have now - August 22nd-23rd 2018 - participated at the Development Research Conference (DEVRES 2018) Rethinking Development in Gothenburg, Sweden.  The conference was organized by the School of Global Studies (SGS) and the Centre on Global Migration (CGM) at the University of Gothenburg in co-operation with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the Swedish Research Council (VR), and the Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development (GCGD) at the University of

Creative Force Project Approved – Youth as Critical Journalists; Violent Extremism vs Citizenship

Today, June 18th 2018, Another Development Foundation and WANA Institute based in Amman, Jordan recevied decision from Swedish Institute on approval for seedfunding in a project called "Youth as Critical Journalists; Violent Extremism vs Citizenship". We are very happy for this approval since the needs and rights of young people need to be taken care of in a way that support their life chances and wellbeing. We as partners will work in the framework of Creative Force Program - a

Garden Talk for Another Development with Busia Municipality, Uganda

Representatives from Busia Municipality, Uganda headed by Mayor Hassan Mbwire was invited to the founder and chair of Another Development Foundation for a Garden Talk for Another Development June 6th 2018 since the team from Busia was in Sweden for working together with their partner Robertsfors Municipality as well as meeting representatives from Machakos County Government, Kenya who also is a partner to Robertsfors Municpality. The talked centered on the following themes; a) Sweden and Uganda, b) Sweden and international

Another Development Foundation Talk on Anthroposcene – Surviving the Age of Humans by Will Steffen

Another Development Foundation was happy to invite representatives of The City of Umeå, Umeå University, Umeå Institute of Design and Swedish University on Agriculture sciences to a lecture by, and a talk with, Will Steffen, one of the most well renowned Earth System scientists, as well as Honorary Advisor for Another Development Foundation June 11th. During this talk, participants were also be able to talk with the other advisors of Another Development Foundation who have a commitment for sustainable global development,

Cooperation With UK-based Hard Rain Project

Another Development Foundation is happy to announce partnership with UK-based Hard Rain Project - winner of prestigious UNESCO award on Education for Sustainable Development 2017. The amazing story of Hard Rain Project, as well as on the UNESCO award, is available on: www.hardrainproject.com The partnership with Another Development Foundation is based on previous collaboration between Ingvar Rönnbäck - founder and chair of the board for the foundation and founder and CEO of ADEP - Another Development Perspective Ltd - and Hard

Creative Force Project Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya May 7th-11th 2018

Together with CASDA - Cooperation Arena for Sustainable Development in Africa, ADEP - Another Development Perspective Ltd (project owner) and Another Development Foundation hosted participants from eight countries; Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Somalia (Somaliland), Rwanda, Zambia and Sweden. Our common goal is to end genderbased violence and to promote freedom from violence as fundamental human right, through creative media work. The meeting in Nairobi was the second after a meeting in Sweden during a seedfunding phase where the parties agreed

MoU with WANA Institute, Amman, Jordan

A Memorandum of Understanding between Another Development Foundation and WANA Institute is now signed by Ingvar Rönnbäck, Chair of the Board for Another Development Foundation and Juliet Dryden (fourth from the left in the photo), Programme Director for WANA Institute May 15th, 2018. This is the agreement between the organizations: Another Development Foundation and WANA Institute, Amman, Jordan, have through a dialogue at WANA Institute May 2018 concluded that there are common areas of interest as well as potential for

MoU with Cooperation Arena for Sustainable Development in Africa (CASDA), Nairobi, Kenya

A Memorandum of Understanding between Another Development Foundation and CASDA - Cooperation Arena for Sustainable Development in Africa is now signed by Ingvar Rönnbäck, Chair of the Board for Another Development Foundation and Yvonne Anyango (on the photo), Executive Director for CASDA April 17th, 2018.  This is the agreement between the organizations: Another Development Foundation and Cooperation Arena for Sustainable Development in Africa – CASDA, have through its members of the board, chair and executive director worked together for a

MoU with Visthar: Institute for Social Inclusion and Sustainability, Bangalore, India

A Memorandum of Understanding between Another Development Foundation and Visthar: Institute for Social Inclusion and Sustainability is now signed by Ingvar Rönnbäck, Chair of the Board for Another Development Foundation and David Selvaraj (on the photo), Exectutive Trustee for Visthar April 24th, 2018. This is the agreement between the organizations: When members of the board and management for Another Development Foundation and Visthar: Institute for Socal Inclusion and Sustainability met at the campus of Visthar in Bangalore, India January 2018,

Establishing Relations in Nepal

Peter Söderström, co-founder of Another Development Foundation travelled to Nepal March 2018 in order to meet organizations and unconditionally exchange knowledge and experience relating to his areas of expertise. Through contact with Balkrishna Silwal Sharma, monitoring and evaluation specialist/consultant at ADB/Establishing Women and Children Service Centers in Katmandu, Peter Söderström were invited to the organization Nepal Participatory Action Network (NEPAN). NEPAN is an association of individuals and institutions whose goal is to promote and build capacity for meaningful participation of citizens,

Creative Force Project Against Gender Based Violence Approved

Today, March 28th 2018, ADEP - Another Development Perspective Ltd (founded by the CEO Ingvar Rönnbäck) and CASDA - Cooperation Arena for Sustainable Development in Africa (founded by among others the executive director Yvonne Anyango) received decision from Swedish Institute on approval for the project ”From Gender Based Violence to Freedom From Violence through Creative Media Work” – a 2-year project involving partners in eight countries; Sweden, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Somalia, Rwanda and Zambia. ADEP and CASDA is the

Establishing Relations with Visthar Academy in Bangalore, India

Ingvar Rönnbäck and Peter Söderström, co-founders of Another Development Foundation, together with Dr. Valli-Pillay Batchelor and her husband Professor Andrew Batchelor are grateful meeting the founders of and workers at Visthar Academy, a secular civil dociety organization committed to social justice, peace and sustainability. Through the meetings with David Selvaray, founder of, and Mercy Kappen, director for, Visthar Academy a fruitful and respectful dialogue on potential areas of collaboration were discussed. Visthar Academy is, from information at their website, a