How to make Western aid to local CSOs come without a burden

Western aid donors have made partnerships with local civil society organizations a major priority in recent years, but have they thought enough about the potential negative impacts foreign funding can bring to these groups?

About the author

  • Jeff Tyson

    Jeff is a former global development reporter for Devex. Based in Washington, D.C., he covers multilateral affairs, U.S. aid, and international development trends. He has worked with human rights organizations in both Senegal and the U.S., and prior to joining Devex worked as a production assistant at National Public Radio. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from the University of Rochester.