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Congressional Hearing: U.S. Assistance to Africa

Thursday, April 23, 2009 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Hearing on
U.S. Assistance to Africa: A Call for Foreign Aid Reform

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2009 
Time: 11:30 a.m. 
Place: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building
Presiding: Donald M. Payne (D-NJ), Chairman

WITNESSES: 
Panel I 
Mr. Earl Gast 
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Africa, United States Agency for International Development 

Panel II 
Ousmane Badiane, Ph.D., Africa Director, International Food Policy Research Institute 

Steven Radelet
, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development 
Read Radelet's testimony 

Meredeth Turshen
, D. Phil, Professor, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University 

Mr. Bill O'Keefe
, Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy, Catholic Relief Services

Note: Witnesses may be added.

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