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Local Leadership in Humanitarian Response Initiative

Many people see “localization” as a key to providing quality humanitarian assistance in the face of decreased funding and increased…

August 30, 2022
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Implementing the Locally-Led Agenda Will Require Paradigmatic Changes

Centering local leadership and ownership of foreign assistance and programming is vital to more effective international development and peacebuilding. The…

August 23, 2022
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InterAction’s Continued Support of Locally-led Development and Shifting Power

To truly advance the locally-led development agenda, it is essential for the NGO sector to acknowledge the power asymmetries…

May 19, 2022
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InterAction Community Feedback on USAID’s New Local Capacity Development Policy

The InterAction community appreciated the opportunity to provide feedback on USAID’s new Local Capacity Development Policy. We commend the acknowledgment…

February 25, 2022
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NGO Coordination Structures and the Localization Debate

The concept of “localization” is not new. For over two decades, initiatives have called for localizing aid (through funding, partnerships,…

January 22, 2021
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How Policy Evolves

InterAction developed a comparative analysis of the Global Food Security Act of 2016 (GFSA) and the Global Food…

January 19, 2022
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Solutions Over Pessimism: A Key to Global Progress in 2019

"We can prevent crises before they start, and we can help to protect people when they are endangered." Sam Worthington.

January 21, 2019
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Holding Private Donors Accountable

"We need to ensure that good practice, experience, transparency, and co-creation govern private assistance programs."

October 16, 2018
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The Art of Empowerment and Transformation From Within

We visited places in northern rural Ghana where Episcopal Relief & Development is working through and with local faith partners.

January 1, 2018
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Decolonizing Evaluation: 4 Takeaways from a Donor Panel

Over the past few years, a growing chorus of voices calling for the decolonization of aid has…

November 22, 2022