Winnie Byanyima: How iNGOs are adapting to the new development paradigm

The geography of poverty has changed — and the development paradigm is shifting to adapt to this new reality.

Instead of rich donors giving money to poor countries, the majority of poor people are now in middle-income countries aspiring to become much richer like China or India. International nongovernmental organizations are thus “focusing more on inequality and dealing with poverty amidst riches in growth,” according to Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International.

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