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A Deeper Look podcast explores what works and what doesn’t in global development.FHI 360's CEO, 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.https://degrees.fhi360.org/category/a-deeper-look/

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A Deeper Look podcast explores what works and what doesn’t in global development.FHI 360's CEO, 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.https://degrees.fhi360.org/category/a-deeper-look/

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A must for international development

By Wachaaaa - Aug 15 2017
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Love this podcast. If you're working in international development this is a must. Super informative and engaging.

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14 Ratings
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A must for international development

By Wachaaaa - Aug 15 2017
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Love this podcast. If you're working in international development this is a must. Super informative and engaging.
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A Deeper Look

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The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Addressing poverty and inequality in the United States

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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.

Dec 11 2019

43mins

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Rank #2: Networks of corruption

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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.

Jan 16 2019

42mins

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Rank #3: Good intentions, negative consequences

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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.

Feb 11 2019

32mins

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Rank #4: Data and Technology in Crisis Response

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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.

May 16 2018

32mins

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Rank #5: The paradoxes of global health successes

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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.

Nov 19 2019

39mins

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Rank #6: Lessons learned throughout a career in humanitarian response

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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.

Dec 12 2018

34mins

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Rank #7: The struggle with accountability

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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.

Aug 07 2019

45mins

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Rank #8: #AidToo, Harassment, Abuse and Assault within Development Work

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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.

Oct 09 2019

42mins

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Rank #9: Not so fast: The trouble with innovation

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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.

May 07 2019

35mins

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Rank #10: The currency of power: Addressing power dynamics within development

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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.

Jun 05 2019

42mins

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Rank #11: Crisis Response in Yemen

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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.

Aug 08 2018

31mins

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Rank #12: Ambitious goals or unrealistic objectives? Setting targets for social impact

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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.

Mar 06 2019

40mins

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Rank #13: Preventing and resolving violent conflict

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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.

Sep 10 2018

36mins

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Rank #14: Consequences of development efforts on the environment

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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.

Apr 04 2019

37mins

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Rank #15: Preventing and responding to infectious disease outbreaks

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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.

Oct 17 2018

35mins

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Rank #16: Shifting the paradigm for refugee aid

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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.

Jul 10 2019

35mins

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Rank #17: A personal perspective on the Syrian refugee crisis

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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.

Jun 05 2018

34mins

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Rank #18: A Deeper Look: Making development more relevant and effective

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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.

Sep 06 2016

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Rank #19: Humanitarian response in Nigeria

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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.

Jul 12 2018

42mins

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Rank #20: The U.S. role in crisis response

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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.

Apr 04 2018

35mins

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