7 July 2014
Africa: Q&A - Giving a Southern Voice to Research Partnerships
By Jan Piotrowski
Henning Melber is the director emeritus of the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, a global policy think-tank based in Sweden.
In this podcast, he explains why North-South research collaborations are failing in their responsibility to valorise and incorporate experiences and knowledge from the developing world. If these partnerships are to be fruitful, a major shift away from the 'Eurocentric' vision of what makes good research is urgently needed, he says.
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