17 episodes

Disrupt Development brings you inspiring stories of disruptive thinkers and doers within Sustainable Development. Stories about transformative idea’s, innovative projects, impactful products, groundbreaking systems and new partnerships all aiming to accelarate impact towards Sustainable Development. Disrupt Development partners with Dutch Innovation Platform - The Spindle.

Disrupt Development Alexander Medik

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Disrupt Development brings you inspiring stories of disruptive thinkers and doers within Sustainable Development. Stories about transformative idea’s, innovative projects, impactful products, groundbreaking systems and new partnerships all aiming to accelarate impact towards Sustainable Development. Disrupt Development partners with Dutch Innovation Platform - The Spindle.

    Episode 17: Scaling innovation

    Episode 17: Scaling innovation

    While efforts to develop novel interventions receive considerable attention and resources, organizations often struggle to turn innovation into impact --thus failing to achieve their full potential. Investments in innovation only yield impact if an...

    • 33 min
    Episode 16: Old Aid vs New Aid

    Episode 16: Old Aid vs New Aid

    We have an imperative to shape the new aid industry to be fit for today’s challenges. The “aid industry” is an antiquated term and most people use it pejoratively. But changes to this sprawling, $200 billion-a-year industry have come so quickly that we...

    • 41 min
    Episode 15: Dutch Foreign Affairs

    Episode 15: Dutch Foreign Affairs

    In this Podcast together with Jeroen Kelderhuis we are going to tak about the unique role of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs in development cooperation. Why the Netherlands is one of the largest donor countries, the relationship between the...

    • 37 min
    Episode 14: Poverty Porn 2.0

    Episode 14: Poverty Porn 2.0

    The colonial relationships and attitudes can clearly be recognised in the communications of international aid organisations. Like during the colonial times on 'expedition' to hike in Nepal. Cycle in Tanzania. Showing white saviourism when celebrities...

    • 31 min
    Episode 13: #ShiftThePower - Grantmaking

    Episode 13: #ShiftThePower - Grantmaking

    The call to change the balance of power in development cooperation is getting louder and louder. It is time for more local ownership of the global agenda, everyone seems to agree. There is even a real movement under the hashtag #ShiftThePower. The...

    • 31 min
    Episode 12: #ShiftThePower - Change the Game

    Episode 12: #ShiftThePower - Change the Game

    The call to change the balance of power in development cooperation is getting louder and louder. It is time for more local ownership of the   global agenda, everyone seems to agree. There is even a real movement under the hashtag #ShiftThePower.  The...

    • 33 min

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