A recent Elrha's HIF & ALNAP's working paper, Evaluating Humanitarian Innovation, brings perspective to the evaluation process itself, as it is applied to innovation in the humanitarian sector. As inputs, the paper takes 15 case studies of HIF grantees. But instead of a … [Read more...] about ‘Fuzzier’ evaluation might be what humanitarian innovation needs
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies shares a mix of hope and gloom in its recent report "Hunger, Disaster, Hope: Rethinking Humanitarian Action in Africa." Do you want the good or the bad news first? Right inthe foreword, you can … [Read more...] about Does Optimism Influence Humanitarian Aid for Africa?
WHO IS KIM SCRIVEN? Having an idea to change the way we help others is one thing - getting it off the ground and into reality is an entirely different matter. While there are any number of amazing stories about Aidpreneurs who have bootstrapped their way to success, even those … [Read more...] about TOR123 – The Humanitarian Innovation Fund with Kim Scriven
WHO IS ALICE OBRECHT? "Innovation has always been part of the sector. You can think of the establishment of the Red Cross societies as innovation." The idea of innovation has become so popular in the development and aid community that, unsurprisingly, it is difficult to keep … [Read more...] about TOR102 – ALNAP with Alice Obrecht