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Cash on Delivery Aid: A Good Idea for America Too

“Experimentation on foreign aid is valuable – and rare.”  This is the single most important line in Tina Rosenberg’s excellent description of Cash on Delivery Aid in her recent NYTimes opinion piece.

Tina fleshes out an important point we have made but not emphasized enough:  COD Aid will make sense to Americans.  

The GHI: Has Spring Finally Sprung?

In a note from Kenya, Lois Quam, the freshly appointed head of the GHI, announced the release of the first GHI+ country strategy, to be found on the newly established website.  After two years of near radio silence from the USG in the way of physical documents outlining just how this $63 billion dollar initiative will be implemented, the GHI under Quam’s leadership seems to be blooming.