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Your two-part article on the media and public opinion was very instructive. I'm watching NGOs who were finalists in the recent Development Marketplace 2009 competition express their frustrations in trying to collaborate with national governments in developing countries on climate adaptation -- http://blogs.worldbank.org/dmblog/dm2009-finalists-and-other-ngos-must-tell-their-story Most governments of developing countries don't yet have the capacity by themselves to undertake major climate adaptation, as urgent as such action is in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and other especially vulnerable regions. Governments needs the help of NGOs, especially locally based ones who often have long experience and deep connections in communities in developing countries. But what should be a perfect fit in adopting and implementing public-private collaboration doesn't always happen. I hope DM2009 finalists and other NGOs will turn to your articles for help in telling their stories to the media of their host countries.