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Re-imagining volunteerism: It’s time to hand over control Foreign Aid NGOs Research Volunteering 

Re-imagining volunteerism: It’s time to hand over control

Research conducted by Flinders University and Scope Global takes a look at the impact of Australian international volunteerism. WhyDev's Project Manager, Zoe Enticott, calls the research "refreshingly human-centred" and a chance for host organisations to be given more control, although she's not convinced this will translate into real action...
Drones are cheap, functional and ready for disasters General Humanitarian Relief & Post-Conflict Technology 

Drones are cheap, functional and ready for disasters

An independent research report called “Drones in Humanitarian Action” has been released by the Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSB) in partnership with CartONG, UAViators and Zoi Environment Network. The report finds that drones are cheap, user-friendly, functional and ready for deployment in a variety of humanitarian crisis contexts. Drones have enormous potential in a variety of emergency scenarios, however...
What does Trump mean for development? General Governance Politics Trade 

What does Trump mean for development?

In the season finale to end all others, US election of the ultimate "Celebrity Apprentice" to office last week brought disruption of seemingly apocalyptic magnitude. The question on every development worker's lips is: What does a President Trump mean for the aid world? Here to offer some analysis is Dr. Neil McCulloch, Director of the Economic Policy Programme in Oxford...