For aid groups, an advice on exit strategy

    The goal of every aid group is to work itself out of business. How can aid groups ensure the sustainability of a project once it is handed over to the host community?

    We asked Sheryl Greentree, co-founder of Water for Africa, on the margins of the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative in New York.

    Lars Schwetje contributed reporting from New York.

    Check out the rest of our interview with Sheryl Greentree, 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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