Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) have a crucial role to play in the development of Haiti. NGOs deliver much-needed services to the population, including health care, education, food assistance and microfinance. But while the work of NGOs has undoubtedly provided relief and support to the Haitian people, the presence of NGOs in Haiti also has negative impacts. This paper explains how renewed global attention and promised foreign aid can be harnessed to rebuild Haiti in a smarter and more sustainable way that respects Haiti’s sovereignty and increases its own ability to improve the lives of its population.
Publication tags: Policy Reports - Advocacy and Education, Food Aid, Food Systems and Agriculture, Health, Nutrition and Hunger