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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

Establishing Relations in Sri Lanka

In a fact finding mission, and a travel to establish relations, in Sri Lanka for the purpose of investigating opportunities to work with people and organizations on post-war healing and empowerment of women through cultural work, Peter Söderström and Ingvar Rönnbäck, co-founders of Another Development Foundation, met parties with an interest of collaboration in these areas. The travel was done together with Peder Karlsson, honorary professor in music at Aarhus University, Denmark, who also is known worldwide as a singer

National Conference on Learning, Eduation and Agenda 2030

Among many invited experts and organizations, Another Development Foundation participated at the national conference on education for sustainable development (ESD) hosted by Swedish International Centre on Education for Sustainable Development (SWEDESD) and Swedish Council for Higher Education at Uppsala University February 8th.  Together with approximately 120 participants from different organizations, Another Development Foundation, through its members of the board, contributed to the dialogue on how different actors in the field of ESD can work with education and learning in relation

Garden Talk for Another Development with Kajiado County Government, Kenya

The chair of Another Development Foundation - Ingvar Rönnbäck - was happy hosting representatives for Kajiado County Government, Kenya at the home of his family for a pleasurable dinner and a talk on Another Development as well as on the foundation and the work performed through his company ADEP - Another Development Perspective Ltd. The representatives for Kajido County Government were: Mr Martin Martine Moshiso, Deputy Governor Mr Francis Ole Sakuda Nkitoria, County Secretary Mr  James Ndirangu Waichanguru, Member of

Another Development Foundation Advisory Group Meeting

The board of the foundation was happy hosting the team of advisors at the first Another Development Foundation Advisory Group Meeting in REX Rådhuset, in The City of Umeå February 12th 2018. The contributions from the advisors on strategies for organizational development are of huge importance for the foundation. That was the main area of discussion, besides of dialogue on the role of advisors as well as listening to, and learning to know, each other.  The board of the foundation

Rethinking Development – A Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden 2018

Another Development Foundation will participate at Rethinking Development at Gothenburg University August 22nd-23rd, 2018 together with Hard Rain Project. The conference is arranged by School of Global Studies (SGS), Centre on Global Migration (CGM) 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). Another Development Foundation and Hard Rain Project will be responsible for the following session in the program: Searching for Another Development through Nonviolence

Another Development Foundation in Latvia – A Conference on Prevention of Violence Against Women

Peter Söderström, one of the founders of Another Development Foundation and founder of Gender Equality Vision, was commissioned November 30th 2017 by The Embassy of Sweden and Resource Centre Marta to be a Keynote speaker at the international conference "Effective Solutions for Preventing Domestic Violence and Violence against Women" in Riga, Latvia. Peter Söderström talked about the development of the gender transformative violence prevention field internationally, and how it is connected to the Swedish context and experiences of working with different kinds

Team of Advisors

Another Development Foundation is happy to present our team of advisors (which will expand later on)! They all have, individually and collectivly, tremendous experience of working for sustainable local and global development. They have worked in different sectors, institutional and cultural environments with a wide range of people, organizations, issues and matters. Nicholas B. Torretta, originally from Brazil, is one of our advisors working at Umeå  Institute of Design, Umeå University. Another Development Foundation will gather this team in The City