My name is Reinout van Santen. At the moment, I live in Bhutan. I spend my time here helping small NGOs build and improve their M&E systems and develop their capacities. By doing this, I think they will be better able to achieve the results they foresee in their programmes. I also hope they will be able to show these ‘complex’ changes to their donors. I hope to write for this blog from a distance and give people food for thought about the developmental world from my perspective. I will also try to give some insight into Bhutanese developments. I hope you like my contributions, but I want discussions. So get behind that keyboard and give your opinion, too!
Just before sitting down to write this blog post, a news website showed me a small article about the inability of Dutch development organizations to hire talent. Hiring talent, which in the hiring-of-staff world of course means: hire young and gif...read more