Fortnightly links: Scott Guggenheim, the One Campaign, Missing Maps, and more

Netsanet preparing food as per lessons learned from health extension workers (Sekota Wereda, Hamusit Kebele/UNICEF/Ethiopia/Nahom Tesfaye/Flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Netsanet preparing food as per lessons learned from health extension workers (Sekota Wereda, Hamusit Kebele/UNICEF/Ethiopia/Nahom Tesfaye/Flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

An intriguing Politico profile on Scott Guggenheim, enigmatic American anthropologist and advisor to Ashraf Ghani.

A doctor in PNG finds that involving men in family planning is the key to reducing maternal mortality, Al Jazeera reports.

The One Campaign offers their take on the recent DAC ODA rules negotiations.

A new report maps multi-sectoral nutrition investments and stakeholders in Ethiopia, and shows that most funding for nutrition was contributed by development partners.

India has taken a major step toward empowering and protecting girls, particularly child brides, in a landmark ruling.

Missing Maps is a humanitarian project that preemptively maps parts of the world that are vulnerable to natural disasters, conflicts, and disease epidemics. This project, founded by Ivan Gayton, can save over a billion lives in the world’s most remote slums.

The RDI Network has launched a new guide: How to partner for development research.

Video therapy could be a key method for aid workers to get help, writes Anna Mortimer.

 

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Sachini Muller

Sachini Muller is a Research Officer at the Development Policy Centre. She is currently completing a Master of Globalisation at ANU.

Terence Wood

Terence Wood is a Research Fellow at the Development Policy Centre. His research includes work on aid policy, the politics of aid, and governance in developing countries.

Tara Davda

Tara Davda was a Research Officer at the Development Policy Centre from 2016 to 2018. She holds a Masters in International and Development Economics from Crawford School of Public Policy, and currently works at Abt Associates.

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