...local actors can neither be ignored, bypassed, nor easily transformed...
The reading assignment for this module is "Inclusion or Exclusion? Local Ownership and Security Sector Reform", Timothy Donais
In this document, Timothy Donais shows the importance of and offers tips for identifying a local solution and privileging the development of sustainable and viable approaches to issues that local actors wish to address.
Here you can find an obligatory article that focuses on the importance of local solutions. Read it carefully, as it might come back in the assessment at the end of the course.