Local Procurement to Ease Humanitarian Work

Instead of hiring foreign companies and professionals, local procurement must be put in place to ensure the success of projects in post-conflict and conflict zones, Jennifer Simckowitz writes on “My Social Actions” blog. Scott Gilmore and Edward Rees from Peace Dividend Trust can attest to the efficiency of such approach. By employing local people, the allocated aid will trickle down to members of beneficiary communities, as it has been a standard procedure of the trust.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.