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The Localization of Humanitarian Research Webinar
The current structure of humanitarian research systems marginalizes Global South institutes. However, a recent study has shown that southern-led research has a number of comparative advantages, including an emphasis on issues that directly benefit crisis-affected populations.
This event featured researchers from the Global South and Global North and donors. The panel explored how southern- and northern-led research differ and discussed barriers and potential paths to more equitable humanitarian research opportunities for Global South researchers and institutes.
- Teddy Atim, Feinstein International Center, Tufts University
- Gang Karume, Rebuild Hope for Africa
- Jennifer Leigh, USAID Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance
- Isabella Cordua, Network for Empowered Aid Response (moderator)
The webinar was co-sponsored by Tufts University, NEAR, and USAID/BHA.