Polls archive

Which of these statements do you most agree with? (you have 4 votes)

  • All development organizations and universitiesshould set hard targets for reducing their airmiles and publish the results (20%, 193 Votes)
  • Flying behaviour is a legitimate topic of management and public interest for any development organization or university (19%, 186 Votes)
  • Development workers and academics should only fly in exceptional circumstances, when other forms of contact are significantly less effective (17%, 172 Votes)
  • All flights by development organizations and academics should be carbon offset, even if funders do not cover the costs (16%, 156 Votes)
  • All development organizations and universities should ban flying on trips with a scheduled time shorter than 8 hours (13%, 128 Votes)
  • All flights by development organizations and academics should be carbon offset, provided donors cover the costs (6%, 63 Votes)
  • Development workers and academics should only not fly if that does not harm their efforts to promote poverty reduction and development (6%, 55 Votes)
  • Cutting flying by development workers and academics will have no significant impact on climate change, and will undermine aid effectiveness (3%, 31 Votes)

Total Voters: 287

Start Date: October 17, 2018 @ 5:08 pm
End Date: No Expiry


Which of these 10 abominations would you most like to ban from the development lexicon? (you have 4 votes)

  • Beneficiaries (15%, 383 Votes)
  • The Field (15%, 379 Votes)
  • Impactful (12%, 303 Votes)
  • Capacity Building (11%, 272 Votes)
  • Empowerment (10%, 261 Votes)
  • Transformative (10%, 249 Votes)
  • Learnings (9%, 233 Votes)
  • Scaleable (7%, 173 Votes)
  • Toolkit (7%, 167 Votes)
  • Stakeholder (5%, 131 Votes)

Total Voters: 702

Start Date: September 28, 2018 @ 6:30 am
End Date: No Expiry


Which title do you prefer for a MOOC aimed at helping activists improve their understanding and skills?

  • Making change happen: understanding social change, power dynamics and how to influence them (48%, 215 Votes)
  • Becoming a changemaker: understanding social change and how to influence it (25%, 111 Votes)
  • Being an active citizen: how to make change happen (18%, 82 Votes)
  • Influencing for change (9%, 39 Votes)

Total Voters: 430

Start Date: January 31, 2018 @ 4:22 pm
End Date: No Expiry


Why do cities catalyse progress towards gender equality?

  • Exposure to diversity? (44%, 24 Votes)
  • Better economic opportunities for women in cities? (22%, 12 Votes)
  • Anonymity? (13%, 7 Votes)
  • Proximity to health care, contraceptives and police? (13%, 7 Votes)
  • Time-saving household appliances, electricity and access to safe water? (7%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 31

Start Date: December 20, 2017 @ 7:07 am
End Date: No Expiry


Is Rusty Radiator's short list of the worst aid ads in 2017

  • Fair? (60%, 21 Votes)
  • Unfair? (40%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 35

Start Date: December 5, 2017 @ 7:26 am
End Date: No Expiry