A New Strategy for Aid to Africa

A New Strategy for Aid to Africa

Seven years ago, the U.S. Congress created a new agency with a unique approach to foreign aid: It would only give money to countries committed to good governance. Today, that agency, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), is working...

Seven years ago, the U.S. Congress created a new agency with a unique approach to foreign aid: It would only give money to countries committed to good governance. Today, that agency, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), is working all over Africa. We'll talk with the head of MCC, an Ethiopia native, about how this experiment is working and what it tells us about the effectiveness of U.S. aid.

Guests

Daniel Yohannes

Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation

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