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SUMMARY | More than just luck: Innovation in humanitarian action


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Resource type:Factsheets and summaries
Agency:ALNAP, ELRHA - Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance, HIF - Humanitarian Innovation Fund
Author(s):Alice Obrecht with Alexandra T. Warner
Date published:April 2016

This summary presents the synthesised findings from 15 case studies, undertaken by ALNAP in partnership with ELRHA’s Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF). It is produced as part of a broader research partnership between ALNAP and ELRHA that has sought to define and understand what successful innovation looks like in the humanitarian sector.

The outputs of this research are aimed at humanitarian organisations interested in using innovative practices to improve their performance, as well as organisations outside the humanitarian sector, such as academic institutions or private companies, seeking to engage in innovation in humanitarian action.

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