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Rapid Results: Quick fixes for long-term change

For more than half a century, international agencies have tried to help developing nations free themselves of poverty, with too little success. Success has been limited due to systemic barriers; methods have been largely of the ‘big-fix’ kind (typically, grand design development projects, created by external development professionals) and countries have lacked the grassroots implementation capability to make these big programmes succeed. An innovative ‘Rapid Results’ approach turns this development paradigm on its head, offering ‘quick fixes’ that lead to long-term change…

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