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A Deeper Look

A Deeper Look podcast explores what works, and wh…
A Deeper Look

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A Deeper Look podcast explores what works, and what doesn't, in development. The 2018 theme is Humanitarian Crises and Emergency Response. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with people who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world. Listen also to 2017 episodes that center on the Sustainable Development Goals.

Episodes

The shape of U.S. education in the 2020s

Mar 11, 2020 00:34:11

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What are the systems, trends and ideas that are shaping education in the United States? In this episode, Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer of FHI 360, speaks with education reformer Dr. Warren Simmons about how to reimagine the way public education is delivered in the United States in order to promote equity and improve quality. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

How military and development actors share the battlespace

Feb 19, 2020 00:42:15

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How do evolving security challenges shape the way that the military and the global development community simultaneously work in conflict-affected regions and communities? In this episode, Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer of FHI 360, speaks with retired Lieutenant General David Barno about military operations in areas where humanitarian and development work is simultaneously being carried out. They discuss lessons learned from the asymmetric wars of the early 21st century, examine different doctrines that influence military tactics and identify a number of similarities between military and civilian theories of action. Looking at civilian-military operations over the last twenty years, they underscore the centrality of governance to resolving today’s conflicts and achieving sustainable development in the future. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Trends shaping the decade ahead

Jan 15, 2020 00:37:55

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It’s a new year and a new decade. What are the big trends, ideas and forces that will shape development in the 2020s? In this episode, Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer of FHI 360, talks with Carolyn Miles, outgoing President and Chief Executive Officer of Save the Children US, and Masood Ahmed, President of the Center for Global Development, about the shape of things to come. They discuss both the progress made since the turn of the century and the big challenges that lie ahead, and they outline some of the questions that the development community will need to tackle in the future. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Addressing poverty and inequality in the United States

Dec 11, 2019 00:43:32

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The Sustainable Development Goals include the concept of universality to recognize that the challenges of human development are not confined to low-income countries. In this episode, we take a deeper look at the daunting human development challenges in the United States. What are the parallels and shared lessons between domestic and global development challenges and solutions, particularly with respect to addressing poverty and inequality? To end this season’s look at the darker side of development, Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer of FHI 360, sits down with David Dodson, President of MDC, a nonprofit working on issues of poverty and power in the U.S. South. They discuss the structural issues that lead to inequality, the importance of place-based institutions to combat poverty and the ebb and flow of progress within development. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

The paradoxes of global health successes

Nov 19, 2019 00:39:58

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Advocacy has played a critical role in development achievements over the last 20 years, from reducing deaths from malaria by 50 percent, to cutting maternal mortality in half, to expanding education for all. But, does celebrating progress lead to complacency? In this episode, Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer of FHI 360, sits down with Tom Hart, North America Executive Director for the ONE Campaign, to take a deeper look at ONE’s approach to advocacy. They discuss the paradoxical effects of sharing global health successes and how the final stretch of achieving development goals is the hardest part of the race. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

#AidToo, Harassment, Abuse and Assault within Development Work

Oct 9, 2019 00:42:43

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The #AidToo movement, which stemmed from the #MeToo movement, has exposed sexual harassment, abuse and assault within the development community. In this episode, Patrick Fine, CEO of FHI 360, sits down with Carrie Hessler-Radelet, President and CEO of Project Concern International (PCI). Carrie describes her own experience with sexual assault and shares the important role that speaking out can have for survivors. Carrie discusses steps organizations are taking to adopt best practices for preventing and responding to abuse and harassment in the global development workspace. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

The struggle with accountability

Aug 7, 2019 00:45:15

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Everyone agrees that accountability is critical to effective development, but it is easier said than done. In this episode, Patrick Fine, CEO of FHI 360, sits down with Alex Thier, former Director of the Overseas Development Institute. They explore some of the fundamental dilemmas at the core of global development practice. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Shifting the paradigm for refugee aid

Jul 10, 2019 00:35:01

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Today, most of the world’s refugees — and most internally displaced people — are uprooted from their homes for protracted periods, with the length of displacement sometimes averaging more than two decades. In this episode, I sit down with Muzabel Welongo, Founder and Executive Director of Resilience Action International and a recent graduate of Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. A former refugee himself, Muzabel describes some of the systemic issues surrounding refugee aid, the negative consequences of well-intended aid efforts and the need to shift the paradigm from aid dependence to self-reliance. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

The currency of power: Addressing power dynamics within development

Jun 5, 2019 00:42:14

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Patrick Fine, CEO of FHI 360, and Paul O’Brien, Vice President for Policy and Advocacy of Oxfam America, dive into how the uses of power shape international development policy, institutions and individual behavior. Who wields power in human development? Should the development community address inherent power dynamics more deliberately? Patrick and Paul explore four types of power and the currency of power in human development.

Not so fast: The trouble with innovation

May 7, 2019 00:35:35

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The development community is in love with the idea of innovation as a way to accelerate positive change. But are innovation and disruption always positive? What are the unintended consequences from our drive to innovate? Sonal Shah, economist, entrepreneur and Founding Executive Director of the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation at Georgetown University, joins Patrick Fine to discuss these questions. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Consequences of development efforts on the environment

Apr 4, 2019 00:37:20

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Do environmental concerns need to take a back seat to economic growth in order to alleviate poverty? In this episode, Patrick talks with Heather Tallis, Global Managing Director and Lead Scientist for Strategy Innovation for the Nature Conservancy. Heather makes the case that development goals and environmental goals can go hand in hand. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Ambitious goals or unrealistic objectives? Setting targets for social impact

Mar 6, 2019 00:40:34

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Do we set unrealistic expectations within the development community for what can be achieved in a given timeframe and budget? Patrick Fine explores this idea with Alicia Phillips Mandaville, Vice President for global programs at IREX. They discuss the benefits and negative effects of setting ambitious goals for development outcomes. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Good intentions, negative consequences

Feb 11, 2019 00:32:22

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Patrick Fine speaks with Raj Kumar, founding President and Editor-in-Chief at Devex. The theme for 2019 episodes is the darker side of development, the paradoxes and unintended consequences of development efforts. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Networks of corruption

Jan 16, 2019 00:42:14

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How does corruption impact development? In this first episode of the 2019 season, Patrick Fine speaks with Sarah Chayes, author of "Thieves of State." In 2019, A Deeper Look explores the darker side of development, with episodes that focus on the paradoxes and unintended consequences of development efforts. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Lessons learned throughout a career in humanitarian response

Dec 12, 2018 00:34:32

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In this final episode of the 2018 season on humanitarian crises and emergency response, I speak with Ambassador Rick Barton. We talk about his new book, Peace Works: America’s Unifying Role in a Turbulent World, and look at the links between peacebuilding, governance and response to disasters and complex emergencies. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse, informed perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Preventing and responding to infectious disease outbreaks

Oct 17, 2018 00:35:06

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How prepared are we for the next infectious disease outbreak? In this episode, FHI 360’s CEO, Patrick Fine, speaks with Dr. Jonathan Quick, Senior Fellow Emeritus at Management Sciences for Health and a leader in epidemic prevention and control. They discuss which diseases pose a threat, what response tactics are successful in controlling new outbreaks and what is needed to be prepared for the next pandemic disease. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Preventing and resolving violent conflict

Sep 10, 2018 00:36:42

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Today, conflict is the major driver of complex emergencies and approximately 80 percent of funding for humanitarian response goes to victims of violent conflict, a reverse from a decade ago when a majority went towards natural disasters. In this episode, I’m privileged to speak with Nancy Lindborg, President of the United States Institute of Peace, about the challenges and solutions to preventing, resolving and countering violent extremism.

Crisis Response in Yemen

Aug 8, 2018 00:31:25

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The population in Yemen is roughly 28 million, and 22 million people are currently in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, making this the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. In this episode, Greg Beck, the Director of Crisis Response and Integrated Development at FHI 360, joins Patrick Fine to share insights on the crisis in Yemen and what the international community is doing to respond. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Humanitarian response in Nigeria

Jul 13, 2018 00:42:21

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More than 1.7 people are internally displaced, 14 million people are in acute need of humanitarian assistance and 26 million are affected by conflict in Nigeria. In this episode, Dr. Ayoade Alakija, Nigeria's Chief Humanitarian Coordinator, joins Patrick Fine to share insights on the complex emergencies in Nigeria and the challenges in delivering humanitarian response. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

A personal perspective on the Syrian refugee crisis

Jun 5, 2018 00:34:14

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Saria Samakie was a teenager living in Aleppo when the Arab Spring plunged Syria into conflict. In this episode, he shares a personal account of how conflict upended his family and community and led him on a journey as a captive, a refugee in search of education, a co-founder of a nongovernmental organization for fellow refugees in Jordan and ultimately a student at a U.S. university.

Data and Technology in Crisis Response

May 16, 2018 00:32:35

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During crises, gathering verifiable data and generating actionable insights is crucial. Humanitarian Tracker is a unique forum that combines crowdsourced information with data mining and machine learning for humanitarian causes. In this episode, Patrick Fine, CEO of FHI 360, speaks with Hend Alhinnawi, co-founder and CEO of Humanitarian Tracker, about data and technology in humanitarian response. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

The U.S. role in crisis response

Apr 4, 2018 00:35:39

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The United States has a long history as a leader in humanitarian response. How do current trends in U.S. policy impact its role in the world and its ability to continue leading the response to complex crises? In this episode, Patrick Fine, CEO of FHI 360, speaks about the evolving U.S. role with Andrew Natsios, executive professor at Texas A&M University and a leading expert on international development and humanitarian assistance. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Women as leaders in conflict response

Mar 7, 2018 00:34:45

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Women are disproportionately affected by conflict and emergencies. But, women often emerge as first responders and peacebuilders, demonstrating bravery, leadership and determination to bring peace to their communities. In this episode, Patrick Fine, CEO of FHI 360, speaks with Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, about the crucial role women take during humanitarian crises. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

The famine and food security crisis

Feb 8, 2018 00:34:23

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Food insecurity is on the rise again. There are four major food security disasters gripping the world right now. In this episode, Patrick Fine, CEO of FHI 360, and Matt Nims, the acting director of Food for Peace at the U.S. Agency for International Development, talk about food insecurity and famines. They discuss the threats that food insecurity imposes on a population, the challenges in responding and the promising solutions and approaches that can reduce the magnitude of food security crises. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with people who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

The refugee and migration crisis

Jan 11, 2018 00:40:24

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This year, Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer, FHI 360, examines humanitarian crises and emergency response. In this episode, Patrick speaks with Jana Mason, an expert on refugee and migration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). They discuss the scale and magnitude of this global crisis, the distinctions between refugees and migrants, and the changing approaches that can help address the evolving trends and needs of forcibly displaced people. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

The Sustainable Development Goals: From formation to future

Nov 16, 2017 00:44:29

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Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer of FHI 360, examines the Sustainable Development Goals in conversations with development experts. In this episode, Patrick speaks with Tony Pipa, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and the former “Sherpa” leading the U.S. government team in the negotiations of the SDGs at the United Nations. They talk about the formation, progress and future of the SDGs. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Philanthropy and the SDGs

Oct 19, 2017 00:26:19

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Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer of FHI 360, examines the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in conversations with development experts. In this episode, Patrick calls Vikki Spruill, a leading voice for the American philanthropic sector and President and CEO of the Council on Foundations. They discuss the role that U.S. philanthropy and foundations play in achieving the SDGs.

Tracking media and measuring accountability for the SDGs

Sep 14, 2017 00:30:01

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Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer, FHI 360, examines the Sustainable Development Goals in conversations with development experts. In this podcast, Patrick talks with Roland Schatz, founder and CEO of Media Tenor International. They discuss the impact of the media in the past few decades, efforts to hold companies accountable to the SGDs and ways to implement changes needed to achieve the goals.

A conservative perspective on the U.S. international leadership, foreign assistance and the SDGs

Aug 17, 2017 00:30:12

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Episode description: Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer, FHI 360, examines the Sustainable Development Goals in conversations with development experts. In this podcast, Patrick calls Dan Runde — a leading strategist and expert in international development, trade investment, global business and organizational change — to hear more about the conservative viewpoint of the SDGs and predictions on the foreign aid budget and priorities under the Trump administration. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

Innovation and scalable solutions to meet the SDGs

Jul 13, 2017 00:37:08

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Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer, FHI 360, examines the Sustainable Development Goals in conversations with local development experts. In this episode, Patrick speaks with Ann Mei Chang about the vital role of innovation in meeting the SDGs and how emerging technologies and a rapidly changing workforce will affect how we move forward. Ms. Chang was a Google engineer with more than 20 years of experience in Silicon Valley before serving as the Chief Innovation Officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development and the first Executive Director of the U.S. Global Development Lab. FHI 360's Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Fine, hosts conversations with creative thinkers, respected leaders and local actors who are at the forefront of human development and who bring diverse perspectives to timely, high-stakes and sometimes controversial issues affecting people around the world.

The changing face of U.S. foreign aid

Jun 8, 2017 00:27:10

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Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer, FHI 360, examines the Sustainable Development Goals in conversations with local development experts. In this episode, Patrick speaks with George Ingram, a senior fellow in the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution. They discuss the changing face of U.S. foreign aid and what it means for U.S. global leadership and for the Sustainable Development Goals.

Technology will redefine our future and the progress of the SDGs

May 11, 2017 00:29:37

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Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer, FHI 360, examines the Sustainable Development Goals in conversations with local development experts. In this podcast, Patrick speaks with Alex Dehgan of Conservation X Labs about how technology affects food security, environment, health and more.

Gender equality and the SDGs

Apr 13, 2017 00:30:16

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Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer, FHI 360, examines the Sustainable Development Goals in conversations with local development experts. In this podcast, Patrick speaks with Katja Iversen, President and CEO of Women Deliver, a leading global organization advocating for investment in the health, rights and well-being of girls and women. They discuss the progress that has been made in achieving gender equality and some of the challenges women worldwide continue to face.

Global health in the age of the SDGs

Mar 2, 2017 00:23:39

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Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer, FHI 360, examines the Sustainable Development Goals in conversations with local development experts. In this podcast, Patrick speaks with Dr. Muhammad Pate — eminent physician, Chief Executive Officer of Big Win Philanthropy and former Minister of State for Health in Nigeria. They discuss global health progress, megatrends and needs.

Education and the SDGs in sub-Saharan Africa

Jan 30, 2017 00:23:40

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Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer, FHI 360, examines the Sustainable Development Goals in conversations with local development experts. In this podcast, Patrick calls Pape Sow, an expert with more than 40 years of experience in education and workforce development in sub-Saharan Africa, to talk about education priorities for the region.

Peaceful and inclusive societies

Jan 6, 2017 00:21:47

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In the coming Deeper Look podcast episodes, Patrick Fine, Chief Executive Officer, FHI 360, will examine the Sustainable Development Goals in conversations with local development experts. In this episode, Patrick calls Ayman Mhanna, Director of the Global Forum for Media Development, to discuss the need for a well-informed citizenry, the influx of refugees in the Middle East and the importance of effective, accountable and inclusive institutions.

A Deeper Look: Making development more relevant and effective

Sep 6, 2016 00:26:43

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How do we make development more relevant and effective? Listen to the conversation between Patrick Fine, CEO of FHI 360, and Ben Ramalingam, a researcher and the Leader of the Digital & Technology Cluster at the Institute of Development Studies.

A Deeper Look: A conversation on coming to terms with the high cost of human development

Jun 15, 2016 00:28:30

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How do we measure nonprofit organizational effectiveness? Listen as Patrick Fine, CEO of FHI 360, and Jeri Eckhart Queenan, Partner & Global Development Practice Head at the Bridgespan Group, discuss the challenges in financing development.

A Deeper Look: A conversation on ending extreme poverty

Mar 31, 2016 00:27:46

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A Deeper Look: A conversation on ending extreme poverty by FHI 360