Ralf Südhoff

Ralf Südhoff

Since the beginning of 2008, Ralf Südhoff has been director in Berlin for the United Nations World Food Program (WFP). Before that he was responsible for media and public relations work in Germany and Austria for this very same humanitarian organization, the world's largest.  
Prior to his start in the World Food Program, Südhoff worked as a journalist, including as founding editor of the Financial Times Deutschland. He then worked as a speaker of the then parliamentary Secretary of State at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Uschi Eid, before reporting to "Die ZEIT" in Rio de Janeiro.

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Revolutionising Humanitarian Aid

Revolutionising Humanitarian Aid

By Ralf Südhoff

Financial innovations can prevent a crisis turning into a catastrophe. The livelihoods of people in affected areas may well depend on intervention before a crisis – and on risk funds.

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