Rep. Howard Berman’s legacy is a roadmap to more coherent US development efforts—whether or not it becomes law.
Can strengthening country systems ensure more effective aid for everyone?
Rather than cutting food aid, reforms could place saving lives over special interests.
With Farm Bill negotiations simmering on the back burner and an all-consuming Congressional focus on dealing with the fiscal cliff, the Alliance for Global Food Security, a group of Private Voluntary Organizations who have opposed common sense reforms to food aid programs, took the opportunity to launch a new study on the use of food […]
Navigating the new post-Busan dynamics
"...this is the reality we face every day. It demonstrates the challenges of matching policy and practice."
If the lame-duck Congress cuts America’s life-saving aid programs, millions of poor and hungry people could see their futures go down the drain.
How implementers and advocates need to work together to make sure the global community delivers on its promise of more effective aid.
Sounds like the start of a really lame joke, right? In fact, it’s a clue to the breadth of the coalition that wants the US to invest more aid dollars directly in the success of local governments, community groups, and businesses in poor countries. Yesterday this broad coalition of activists, companies, NGOs, and think tanks […]