2024 Organisation and Management of Aid Evaluation

Supporting Local Actors: Evaluation of Sweden’s Application of the Grand Bargain Localisation Agenda

Teddy Atim, Gang Karume, Dmytro Kondratenko, Kateryna Korenkova, Charlotte Lattimer, Sophia Swithern, Cheery Zahau

Local and national actors are the first responders in humanitarian crises. They provide ongoing support, and they stay on when the international organisations leave. Yet they have been structurally marginalised by the international humanitarian system. This evaluation investigates how Sweden is living up to its promises about increased localisation.