How Can Innovation Deliver Humanitarian Outcomes?

PRIO Policy Brief

Fladvad Nielsen, Brita; Kristin Bergtora Sandvik & Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert (2016) How Can Innovation Deliver Humanitarian Outcomes?, PRIO Policy Brief, 12. Oslo: PRIO.

​​​​In the humanitarian field, innovation is seen as key to plugging the humanitarian response gap. For humanitarian innovation to be effective, placin​​g the end-user at the centre is vital. Policies must be created that encourage, direct and reward private/humanitarian partnerships that move beyond short-term concerns and demand accountability, evidence of impact, market creation and conscious approaches to ownership.​

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Authors

Kristin Bergtora Sandvik

Kristin Bergtora Sandvik

Research Professor

Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert

Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert

Research Director, Senior Researcher

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