Shah Addresses Future of U.S. Foreign Aid

USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah discussed the need for a new foreign aid strategy and vision at an international development forum, hosted by InterAction on June 2.

Shah stressed “Our time and our opportunity to frame what development should be about for the next 50 years … is right now.”

“I believe the next 12 to 18 months is a unique moment in time. I don’t think the window will last much longer than that,” he added.

Shah’s remarks addressed major areas of reform, including the formal creation of a new bureau of policy, planning and learning within the agency to encourage strategic thinking about providing foreign aid. Read More


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