Announcing CSA’s new course on Fundraising

Greetings from Civil Society Academy! The Civil Society Academy is an initiative of Welthungerhilfe to provide capacity building support to WHH, partners and other civil society organisations in Asia and Africa. We are happy to announce a new course on Fundraising for Civil Society-build your own sustainable revenue model. This 4-day training will focus on: Effective... Continue Reading →



Number of vacancies: 1  | Position: Research assistant Chief Responsibilities: Carry out case studies on the management of two existing Marine Protected Areas in the Andaman Islands, in order to identify the opportunities and potential for participatory management in the future. Project Details: We invite applications from suitable candidates for the position of Research Assistant... Continue Reading →

Inefficiency is Immoral

Economics in action

Economists argue for a higher level of efficiency in production and governance. However, in my view, this argument is not persuasive enough. Efficiency has to be an integral part of a desirable moral framework in modern society. Or inefficiency should become immoral.

This essay attempts to answer three questions. What is this `efficiency’ that should become part of a moral framework? Why should we integrate efficiency into a moral framework? How do we make inefficiency immoral?

Efficiency – Different dimensions

One should start with the issue of personal effectiveness.  This is arranging one’s own life in such a manner so that one can have the `best possible’ life. Here the `best’ is based on one’s own objective. For example, one can have `a best possible life’ with basic consumption and by devoting her life to enhance the welfare of other people. (We consider only those objectives that do not create…

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Opportunities at Baale Mane

Baale Mane, a girls home near Hessarghatta in North Bangalore is urgently seeking two new members of their skills and education team and need quite specific applicants. Please find attached the two job descriptions: Part time Life Skills trainer and for a Full time Education and Independence Programme Manager We would prefer women-only applicants for... Continue Reading →

Major General S.L. Bhatia Memorial Oration 2018 – by Mark Lindley

The Director, Dean, and faculty of St. John’s Medical College cordially invite you to the  Major General S.L. Bhatia Memorial Oration 2018, which will be delivered by Mark Lindley Emeritus Professor, School of Economics.  The University of Hyderabad. On “Which Parts of Mahatma Gandhi’s Message about Health Care is Useful Today?” at The Pope Paul Auditorium St. John’s Research... Continue Reading →

DST-SDC Media Fellowship for Reporting on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in the Indian Himalayan Region

Fellowship Programme: The Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme (IHCAP), a project of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and the Centre for Media Studies (CMS) invite environment journalists to apply for a three-month Fellowship to report in depth about climate... Continue Reading →

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