Blog: Debiasing: a systematic discipline and delight for development professionals

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'Do we really need debiasing, yet another word?  Yes, unless anyone can improve on it, because we need a word to describe a rigorous discipline we development professionals need for grounded realism.'

In his latest blog Robert Chambers provides us with easy to apply tips on how to get a broader, less-biased perspective when on rural visits. He reflects on using this simple 'de-biasing' approach talking to local people in India about their sanitation situation. Read the blog here.

Download and keep to hand on your next work trip, Robert's simple instructions for 'de-biasing'. See below.

Photo: Chai shop, India. Credit: Axel Drainville / Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0)

 

 

Date: 20 December 2018
Region: 
Country: 
India
Institutions: 
IDS