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NGOs – Are They Effective? | Owen Abroad

NGOs – Are They Effective? | Owen Abroad | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it

"The problem that many NGOs share with us in government is that there is no feedback loop from those whom we are supposed to be helping. Our accountability is to our donors (or taxpayers) who do not have first hand knowledge of whether we are delivering what we should.

More at Blake Lambert’s blog."

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What’s the Best Way to Deliver Food Aid?Freakonomics » Featured Post

"Cash assistance was always significantly more cost-effective to deliver. In fact, researchers determined that if they repeated the study, but only distributed cash, they could feed an additional 32,800 people with the same project budget."

The Planetary Archives 's insight:

NGO's are often parasitic, diverting and diluting resources that couldgo directly to the "clients."

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The Planetary Archives 's curator insight, November 20, 2013 3:13 PM

The simplest solution is usually the best one.