Marta Foresti is director for governance, security and livelihoods at the Overseas Development Institute. Marta’s interests include the political economy of development, service delivery, conflict and fragility. She has over 15 years of research, evaluation, policy and management experience and has an interest in applied social research methodologies and policy evaluation.
The aid industry needs urgent reforms, yet the political space to make the case for aid is shrinking — and so is the opportunity to rethink the way aid works. Marta Foresti, governance, security and livelihoods director at the Overseas Development Institute shares her assessment for the #FutureofDfID series.