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In this lunch seminar, Morten Jerven, Professor of Development Studies (NMBU) will discuss the increasing role of numbers and statistics in Development and Global Health policies. The seminar is part of the series Global Health Unpacked.
First guest of the seminar series "Global Health Unpacked", Adam Fejerskov will discuss the Gates Foundation's promotion of technology-based development policies and question the power, legitimacy and accountability of this major player.
What are the implications of the changing role of NGOs in development?
The problem of learning in aid evaluation has been debated for decades – but it is still as challenging as ever. A new research report explores how learning and accountability in practice are hard to reconcile.
This study sheds new light onto the legacy of cyclone Sidr. Sidr ravaged the southern coast of Bangladesh 15 November 2007, leaving thousands dead and affecting millions. Given lower death tolls than previous cyclones, the response to Sidr has gained international recognition and become an oft-cited case of successful disaster preparedness.