U.S. Development Assistance: A View From Africa

U.S. Development Assistance: A View From Africa

A quiet but notable shift has taken place in the way foreign aid is distributed in many countries. We consider accountability and transparency in foreign aid and get the view from the ground in Africa.

A quiet but notable shift has taken place in the way foreign aid is distributed in many countries. Donors are allowing citizens in recipient countries greater autonomy in making decisions and executing plans. Some say the change is long overdue, but others worry it cedes too much control. We consider accountability and transparency in foreign aid and get the view from the ground in Africa.

Guests

Paul O'Brien

Vice President for Policy and Campaigns, Oxfam America

Neil Cole

Executive Secretary, Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative

Martha Kwataine

Executive Director, Malawi Health Equity Network.

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