Natalie Jesionka prompts us all: it's time to start being more transparent about the challenges and failures in our work.
Jennifer Lentfer reflects on how the notion of 'helping' manifests itself in aid and development work. She asks some pertinent questions to challenge us to build a deeper dialogue.
One of our e-book contributors, Marc DuBois, gives his take on the World Humanitarian Summit's promise of localization.
Jon Shepherd discusses how the UN 'Cluster Approach' helps to coordinate the humanitarian response in emergencies, and suggests that a similar 'Development Cluster System' could improve the work of INGOs.
Sara Gorman looks at why big donors tend not to fund local Civil Society Organisations directly, and suggests that the international development funding landscape needs a makeover.