7 practical steps for development practitioners to work for reform

The U.N. secretary-general is among those calling for a greater proportion of aid to move directly through local and national NGOs. While wholesale change looks far off, individual aid workers can help build change at a grass-roots level. Devex talks to three experts about how everyone can pitch in to reform.

About the author

  • Virginia Vigliar

    Virginia is a freelance journalist and editor based in Barcelona. She has worked in the development sector in Malawi and Kenya and Somalia before returning to Europe, where she gained experience in the United Kingdom, Norway and Spain. She is the managing editor of Words in the Bucket, an online platform discussing human rights, gender, development and environment issues.