INNOVATION FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Navigating the paths and pitfalls Part two: How to organise for innovation 67 Seek impact first and innovation will follow 71 James Whitehead, Global Innovation Advisor, Oxfam GB How to support innovation in crisis settings 83 Marpe Tanaka, Andreas Larsson, Ana Laura Rodrigues Santos, Médecins Sans Frontières Sweden’s Innovation Unit Rising to the challenge: designing an effective organisational 97 strategy for innovation Ravi Gurumurthy, VP of Strategy and Innovation and Jeannie Annan, Head of Research and Evaluation, International Rescue Committee The balancing act of an innovation unit 105 Chris Fabien, Co-Founder of the Innovation Unit at UNICEF, Dr Mariana Amatullo, DesignMatters at the ArtCentre College of Design Part three: How to harness new partnerships 116 and collaborations From Britannica to Wikipedia? How traditional development 120 players are catalysing collaboration for innovation Jonathan Wong, Science Technology and Innovation Advisor to the United Nations and former Head, DFID Innovation Hub Making markets work for aid 131 Dennis Whittle, Co-Founder, and Britt Lake, Senior Director of Programs at Global Giving Framing the challenges: private sector perspectives on 144 partnering for development Per Heggenes, CEO, IKEA Foundation and Johan Karlsson, Head of Business Development, Better Shelter How to be strategic in collaboration for humanitarian 156 innovation Kim Scriven and Menka Sanghvi, Manager and Innovation Advisor at Elhra’s Humanitarian Innovation Fund 4
INNOVATION FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Navigating the paths and pitfalls Part four: How to scale innovations and 168 transform systems Cash transfers: a simple innovation that is transforming 171 the humanitarian system Paul Harvey, Technical Expert for the High Level Panel on Humanitarian Cash Transfers Why innovation seldom scales, and what to do about it 182 Aleem Walji, former Chief Innovation Advisor within the World Bank and CEO at the Aga Khan foundation, USA Horizons or mirages: exploring the potential and limits of 195 digital innovations Ben Ramalingam, Leader, Digital & Technology Cluster at Institute of Development Studies and Ken Banks, Founder of Kiwanja.net and creator of FrontlineSMS The system is the innovation: how to support countries 206 to enhance and expand vaccine delivery systems Lauren Franzel, Senior Specialist and Alan Brooks, Director at Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Conclusion 216 The path ahead: development as innovation Geoff Mulgan, CEO, Nesta Endnotes 228 5
Published in January 2017, the fourth HIF Progress Report reflects on the HIF and its project partners activities between September 2015-16.
Inside you will find information about the HIF's ambition to see more systemic change from project-level innovation; the progress and development of the HIF's evidence and research agenda; the latest on how the HIF is innovating in the areas of emergency WASH and GBV as well as an exciting new scale initiative which sees the HIF working more closely with successful innovators to support them on their Journey to Scale; profiles on the most recently funded projects as well as an interesting interview with GOAL on their completed HIF funded project; up-to-date statistics on our spend, trends, and reach; meet our boards; and learn about our next steps.