Date(s) - 28/01/2021
9:00 am - 10:00 am


The JLI MEAL Hub is launching the compendium of Good Practices on Conducting MEAL in Partnerships with International Actors and Local Faith Actors.

The launch will feature the organizations contributing stories of change with a Q&A and discussion on the findings of the research and possible next steps.



Moderated by Prof Mohammed Abu-Nimer, Senior Advisor, KAICIID (Austria)

Welcome, Kirsten Laursen Muth, JLI CEO


  • Ana Maria Daou, Adyan Foundation (Lebanon)
  • Joan Anderson, Soka Gakkai International (Japan)
  • Cuthbert Gondwe, Eagles Relief & Development Programme (Malawi)
  • Daryn Go, International Care Ministries (Philippines)


  • Jessica Baumgardner-Zuzik, Senior Director – Learning & Evaluation, Alliance for Peacebuilding (US)
  • Hamayoon Sultan, Independent Consultant (UK)


Co-hosts (as part of the JLI MEAL Hub)

  • ACCORD Network Research Alliance (US)
  • Africa Youth Leadership Development and Health (AYLDH) Initiative (Uganda)
  • Adyan Foundation (Lebanon)
  • Christian Journal for Global Health (US)
  • Hope International (US)
  • Islamic Relief USA (US)
  • KAICIID (Austria)


This event is made possible by the generous support of Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA).

Date(s) - 12/08/2021
9:00 am - 10:00 am

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Religions, Humanitarianism, and Development Research Reading Group Session. Welcoming all academics and researchers working on relevant topics. We will meet virtually for one hour on a monthly basis to share our research.

Speaker: Oscar Siu, Univ of Aberdeen/Cambridge Wesley House on Church-State Relations in Contemporary China

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on January 14, 2021, JLI held a special session to launch the book: “Islam and International Development: Insights for working with Muslim communities” from Practical Action Publishing.
The books editors, Ajaz Ahmed Khan, Senior Microfinance Adviser at CARE International, and Affan Cheema, Head of Programme Quality for Islamic Relief Worldwide, introduced the book. Chapter Author, Dr. Sylvia Brown, Conflict Advisor at Islamic Relief, also spoke. Q&A and discussion followed the presentations.
Click here to find a blog post from the book’s editors.

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