Author Archive:

Aimi Zhou

Letter Aimi Zhou and Ine Van Severen 7 March 2017

Strengthening the bonds of civil society

The December issue of Alliance focused on the topic of community philanthropy and the concept of ‘durable development’ – shifting power closer to the ground and giving agency to local people and their organizations. Here, …

Conference reports Aimi Zhou 5 December 2016

Extractive Resources – An Alternative Source of Funding?

The open session during the second day of the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy centred on a rarely discussed, but frequently controversial topic: communities receiving funding from extractive companies. Increasingly, communities are looking for alternative …