What does the MCC do differently from USAID? Why did the MCC finish its road project in Honduras while the Inter-American Development Bank and World Bank are lagging? Why does MCC seem to be more successful?
CGD Policy Blogs
“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.
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 GHI.gov 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.