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Guest: Paul Harris, Devex Managing Editor
 Kate Midden Wathen, Devex Engagement Editor

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The future of development financing. The securitization of aid. The unprecedented scale of humanitarian crises. Innovation in development and humanitarian assistance. #AidToo. In the inaugural episode of Long Story Short — the global development news show — Managing Editor Paul Harris and Engagement Editor Kate Wathen discussed the top stories to watch in 2018.

Additional reading:
A development finance glossary
The Rise of Chinese Aid series
What you need to know about the EU’s new ‘aid for trade’ policies
UN humanitarian chief Lowcock says new approach needed for system ‘under strain’
#AidToo: How development organizations can respond to sexual violence

Watch more episodes of Long Story Short:
Long Story Short #2: A new era for the World Bank?
Long Story Short #3: What the Oxfam scandal means for the aid industry
Long Story Short #4: The State of #GlobalDevWomen
Long Story Short #5: The cost of desensitization
Long Story Short #6: The "America First" development agenda
Long Story Short #7: Inside the Commission on the Status of Women
Long Story Short #8: The do's and don'ts of global development storytelling
Long Story Short #9: UK tabloids are at war with foreign aid. Are they winning?
Long Story Short #10: What NGOs should do when donations become disasters
Long Story Short #11: Power, proximity and development donorship
Long Story Short #12: What the World Bank Spring Meetings mean for development

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