Global Journal

2 Update: Humanitarian rankers don’t like getting ranked on

In case you haven’t been following the comment thread on my earlier post regarding the Top 100 NGOs as identified by Global Journal, I wanted to post here a critical look at the rankings by development professional Dave Algoso. Algoso is an expert on aid and development issues. Here is…

8 PATH ranked world’s 6th best NGO; Gates Fdn doesn’t make top 100

All those magazine rankings out there — of the best hospitals, best doctors or best sushi bars — are popular but often highly suspect if not downright absurd due to organizations manipulating the evaluation process, weird and arbitrary criteria or just plain old sloppiness. That said, Wikimedia Foundation has been…