How to make foreign aid work better and deliver local ownership

Malawi is one of the world's top foreign aid recipients, but getting the money is not enough. We asked a gender expert working in the country how to make development projects work better and deliver local ownership in the face of frequently changing donor and government priorities.

About the author

  • Daphne Davies

    Daphne Davies is a London-based freelance journalist and consultant with more than 30 years' experience in international development. She has worked with the U.N., the European Union, national governments and global civil society organizations, including Amnesty, WWF and LDC Watch. Her expertise is in monitoring government policies in relation to international cooperation. Her interests are in sustainability, social and economic matters, women and least developed countries.