One made contacts, the second gave advice, the third had to rethink – and the fourth became president

Why are you here? We posed this one question to each of the four participants from the NAI team who had gathered in Bergen, Norway, for the EADI conference on development research. Here are their answers:


“There are 447 reasons to be here”

NAI-Director Iina Soiri leaves Norway with refreshed perspectives and a handful of business cards.

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“Small cities require revised development agendas”

NAI-researcher Cristina Udelsmann Rodrigues addresses urban inequalities and gives policy advice at EADI conference.

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“So you think you know why small enterprises run or fall – well, think again”

NAI-researcher Cecilia Navarra returns from Bergen with new insights.

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“Research is not neutral – we have to take a stand”

NAI's senior research associate Henning Melber was elected new president of EADI.

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