Aid efficiency bargain could save $1 billion per year: EU VP

Thomas Reuters Foundation, 23 May 2016, Megan Rowling

Major aid donors and large humanitarian agencies are hoping to find at least $1 billion a year in savings by working more efficiently over the next five years, money that could be used to help people hit by war and disasters, a top EU official said.

"We need to ensure that proper representation of local, national NGOs and southern governments are in this Grand Bargain process so that recommendations on how to implement this target can be based on reality," said Degan Ali, executive director of African development NGO Adeso.

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