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    How to… develop a Terms of Reference?

    Where to start when writing a Terms of Reference? 

    news13 Mar 2017
  • A partner who knows what he’s doing

    Large scale projects where different partners work closely together, ask for the best of the best. But how do you know MDF is your best option for as a partner?

    news06 Mar 2017
  • Join our team!

    We are looking for you! An enthusiastic and experienced evaluator (80-100). 

    news03 Mar 2017
  • Learning in poems and raps?

    Monday morning, you are attending a workshop. Ready to receive a lot of new information. After 30 minutes of listening, your attention is shifting to your unopened work emails, your to-do-list and the report you should have finished last week. Meanwhile, the workshop facilitator continues to talk. Everyone loses out: the facilitator does not succeed in transferring her or his message and you have missed an opportunity to learn something new. Surely we can do this better? 

    blog27 Feb 2017
  • Building team dynamics: what is the secret?

    As facilitators at MDF Asia we are often asked to do team building sessions. I have personally done many, in many different countries. From China to South Africa. Reflecting back I ask myself: is there a secret to turning a group of colleagues or staff members into a real team? Can one actually ‘build a team’ in a few days?  What makes a team a team? 

    blog23 Feb 2017