Rapid Asia on Shining Light into Darkness : Opening Hearts and Minds

Cultivating Compassion for Wildlife via Free Thinking Far behind the frontline of the killing fields, where rangers are battling it out with armed gangs to protect wild animals in remote jungles and border areas, another front is opening up against poaching. The military would call it ‘Psyops’. The corporate world calls it marketing. The development… Read more »

IOM’s Livelihoods and Community Solutions (LCS) Project: Final Evaluation by Rapid Asia

In July 2015, Rapid Asia was entrusted to conduct a final evaluation of the “Livelihoods and Community Solutions” (LCS) Project. This project had been implemented from 2013-2015 by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Thailand and was co-funded by the European Union (EU) and the Australian Government’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). The… Read more »

CLA Case Studies : Complex Problems Needs Simple Solutions by Rapid Asia

Author(s): Daniel Lindgren Organization(s): Rapid Asia Co. Institution(s): United States Agency for International Agency (USAID) Date Published: September 29, 2015 This midterm evaluation for the PLE, a project that provides health, education, food security, and protection support to internally displaced persons inside Burma and displaced persons who have crossed the border into Thailand, focuses on the project’s “convergence”… Read more »

How 10 dollars can help Nepal and save LinkedIn

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Rapid Asia establishes what works and does not by providing evidence based research results to our social development partners. Technology is increasing key to our success: mobile phones for data collection, a portal for our consultancy panel and increasingly LinkedIn for marketing and networking. Here is another example of leveraging LinkedIn for business and disaster… Read more »

IFAW-commissioned survey by Rapid Asia ; Prominent Chinese citizens call on lawmakers to “Save China’s Image, End the Ivory Trade”

Prominent Chinese citizens call on lawmakers to “Save China’s Image, End the Ivory Trade” We know that the government plays a crucial role in changing Chinese attitudes about ivory consumption. Not only must government make laws to discourage the burgeoning demand, but it has to change its own behaviors. That is why Chinese artist and… Read more »