Article: Reinventing the international NGO

As the aid community’s focus shifts toward engaging local communities in the developing world, industry veterans agree that international NGOs will have to reinvent themselves.

They may play less of a role in transferring knowledge from the global north to the global south. And they may be better served to take on a multinational character.

“Their local credibility will depend on the degree to which they become active local entities, with local advocacy fundraising and programs,” says Worthington, “and they are seen as a part of fabric of local civil society, even if they have the advantage of being a global brand.”

Read the full article here, “Reinventing the international NGO

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