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2012 Clinton Global Initiative

Donors working with locals: Very healthy but risky change

By Rolf Rosenkranz01 October 2012

Most international aid groups are looking to partner locally. We asked Ritu Sharma, co-founder and president of Women Thrive Worldwide, if she sees a sea change happening soon of donors working with local groups rather than large, international ones.

Lars Schwetje contributed reporting from New York.

Check out the rest of our interview with Ritu Sharma, as well as our conversations with other global development luminaries who attended this year’s Clinton Global Initiative.

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Rolf Rosenkranz

Rolf Rosenkranz oversees a talented team of in-house journalists, correspondents and guest contributors located around the globe. Since joining Devex in early 2008, Rolf has been instrumental in growing its fledgling news operation into the leading online source for global development news and analysis. Previously, Rolf was managing editor at Inside Health Policy, a subscription-based news service in Washington. He has reported from Africa for the Johannesburg-based Star and its publisher, Independent News & Media, as well as the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a German daily.


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