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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.

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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.

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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 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 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.

Rank #1: 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 #2: The Sustainable Development Goals: From formation to future

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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.

Nov 15 2017

44mins

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Rank #3: 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 #4: Women as leaders in conflict response

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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.

Mar 07 2018

34mins

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Rank #5: 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 #6: 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 #7: The refugee and migration crisis

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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.

Jan 10 2018

40mins

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Rank #8: 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 #9: 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 #10: 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 #11: 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 #12: 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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Rank #13: 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 #14: 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 #15: The famine and food security crisis

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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.

Feb 07 2018

34mins

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