PHP GAE and the GSuite Directory

UNDER CONSTRUCTION AS I GO… My latest adventure has been trying to create a staff directory for my organization’s GSuite user directory. There are commercial versions available, but all are both expensive and don’t do what I need. This dives me into the somewhat complex world of OAuth authentication and the google API. There is… Read More

Pure CSS Tips and Tricks

[Under Construction] I have recently decided to move our code base from Bootstrap 3 to Pure CSS. Pure is a very light-weight CSS framework that does not depend on JavaScript and so has advantages for areas with poor bandwidth. I am new to it, so this is what I’ve learned. Not ready out of the box. While… Read More

Silos are Sexist

As Locus members, we are committed to integrated programming, but why? And why does it seem to be such an uphill struggle in a world where the prevailing development paradigm is dominated by top-down, narrowly focused, short-term interventions? The most important reason to pursue integrated programming is that it works for women. Women living in… Read More

SHEDDING LIGHT: WEBINAR ON EVALUATING INTEGRATED APPROACHES

Integrated development, which intentionally combines multisectoral approaches to address complex development challenges, is gaining in reputation and popularity. As more programs around the globe use integrated approaches, researchers, development practitioners and other aid professionals need guidance on how to measure the impact of these approaches. FHI 360’s integrated development team, with support from the Bill… Read More

A NEW RESEARCH AGENDA AND EXAMPLES FROM THE FIELD

By Sreya Panuganti With the Sustainable Development Goals nearing their one-year anniversary, the global community continues to strive toward eradicating poverty by 2030. In order to achieve this ambitious target, many international development practitioners are embracing a more holistic approach to development, combining traditionally single-sector programming, like health or environment work, into more comprehensive efforts.… Read More