US Foreign Aid Reform- Follow UK

A major study by Brookings on reforming the US foreign assistance had the following recommendation amongst many others;

“The establishment of the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID) in 1997 has proven a successful reform. DFID combines in a single cabinet agency the delivery of all overseas aid and has responsibility for analyzing the impact on developing countries of policies on trade, the environment, and conflict prevention.”

Here is report- Security by Other Means: Foreign Assistance, Global Poverty, and American Leadership

And a transcript of a conference discussing the report.

Related; How comprehensive is the new U.S. foreign assistance framework?


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