Want to change the aid industry? Here's how to do it


It’s widely agreed that the aid system needs to change, but there’s no clear sense of what comes next. We must start by working out how to change

There’s a great deal of crying for “change” of the aid system right now: the system is unfair; the system is outdated and dysfunctional. In recent memory issues like mental health of aid workers, accountability, efficiency, local versus international, among many others, have rallied calls around this generalised notion that things need to change.

This is all well and good, and in the majority of cases I agree. The aid system needs to change. We can all see it.

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