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.”
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