Category Archives: Power of images

Documenting Gender Impact in Uganda

Training in visual documentation techniques. A few months ago I trained staff of three district farmers associations (Hodfa, Madfa Mbabadifa) , three partners of Trias Uganda, in visual documentation techniques. Over the years the three district farmers associations implemented a … Continue reading

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Visual outcome mapping and harvesting

Today I would like to showcase some of the work I do with my partners of Evaluation & Co on Visual outcome mapping and harvesting. Please find below our UpdateOne:   Why using Outcome mapping? The organisations we work with on … Continue reading

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Viewing evaluation-videos underneath the mangotree

In the year 2012 I hardly had time to write blogs. One of the reasons was that I was engaged in a video-evaluation of the Community Agro-Enterprise Development Programme (CAEDP) in Uganda, with Trias Uganda and their partners Hodfa and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Capturing Development’s (blog) site

Through my company Capturing Development, I (Marlen Arkesteijn) support NGOs and research institutes active in the field of nature conservation, agriculture and poverty alleviation in planning, monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) mechanisms that promote learning. The core of good monitoring and evaluation … Continue reading

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Most significant events of the year

Every year between Christmas and New Year I reflect upon the past year and start planning for the new year to come; what went well, what needs to change and what new ideas need to be developed? Actually I do … Continue reading

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Power of images part II

Last week a presentation of Chris Anderson (TED) was released on TED. Chris Anderson says the rise of web video is driving a worldwide phenomenon he calls Crowd Accelerated Innovation — a self-fueling cycle of learning that could be as … Continue reading

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The power of images

Somewhere in May 2010 I stumbled across a superb crash course on the Power of Images that easily summarizes one of the courses on Visual Antropology I once embarked upon.  On TED.com Jonathan Klein (from Getty Images) shows in 6 … Continue reading

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