• Deakin University

ADH702.3: Financing the humanitarian-development nexus

Explore how humanitarian and development assistance is funded and how processes are changing to strengthen the nexus.

ADH702.3: Financing the humanitarian-development nexus
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

Find out more about the degree

Deakin’s degrees in Development and Humanitarian Action provide you with the analytical skills needed to understand the contexts of development and humanitarian programs as well as practical skills to apply in the field.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Critically evaluate the financing mechanisms available for humanitarian and development assistance, and articulate why traditional approached to financing have undermined development gains.
  • Articulate and be able to engage with new funding mechanisms being made available to strengthen the nexus between humanitarian and development assistance.

Who is the course for?

Deakin University postgraduate students.

Who will you learn with?

Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings is a Lecturer at the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership at Deakin University. Her research interests are North Korea, civil society, human rights, and disaster response.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established1974
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia
  • World rankingTop 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021