I am going to take a dig at my colleagues in Ottawa, New York, Port-au-Prince, and Kabul here:
Just about every report I have ever read about the aid industry tells us that local language is important, and that we generally fail to take note of this fact almost every time, and every where it counts. Using local languages increases effectiveness.
And what about Liberian English and one of the myriad of langauges in South Sudan?
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