Fads and misaligned incentives in global development

Fads and misaligned incentives in global development

What an immensely insightful conversation with Nairobi-based development expert Karen Levy. She goes deep on what makes for effective development work, and how seemingly good concepts like sustainability and participation can stand in the way of good outcomes. Even though the interview is three hours long, it’s dense with insights. If you don’t want to listen to the entire episode, you’ll find some highlights on the page.

From Weekly Filet #388, in April 2022.

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