IHSA

The role of technology to enable system change, to localize humanitarian supply chains and logistics
Organiser(s): Claire Barnhoorn

Excerpt:
With a rapidly evolving digital landscape, there is a growing need to bring technology and digital processes to the heavily debated concept of localization. More specifically focus on how to localize supply chains, logistics and associated financials. Logistics is the backbone of humanitarian aid. It represents 60 to 80% of expenditure and therefore marks as the major starting point to improve cost effectiveness in our humanitarian operations. Especially with an increasing funding gap of humanitarian needs over the last decade. It is more urgent than ever to improve operational cost effectiveness, while focusing on localization.

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