How Habitat for Humanity works in Arab states

    Working in the Middle East can be challenging for Western aid organizations. In this interview with Devex, Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford explains his organization’s approach to operating in the region.

    Lars Schwetje contributed reporting from New York.

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

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      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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