Here Comes The Private Sector!

Published on 02 February 2011

There was a growing sense at Davos this year that the private sector has an important role to play in the world of humanitarian aid and development , says WFP's Nancy Roman.

Key figures in the world of humanitarian aid and development were talking at Davos about how critical the private sector is when it comes to doing interesting and innovative development work, according to Nancy Roman, WFP's Director of Communications and Private-Sector Partnerships.

"That never would have happened five years ago," Roman added, as she spoke to WFP.org about her impressions of the event and about the growing involvement of business in humanitarian aid.

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