Trumanitarian podcast

26. A Grander Bargain

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Meg Sattler sits down with Beth Eagleston and Kate Sutton the co-founders of the Humanitarian Advisory Group (HAG), a Melbourne based social enterprise that seeks to use research to challenge the status quo of humanitarian aid. You can read more about HAGs work on their website: ( Support this podcast

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