Blog Post Examines U.S. Development Funding Under House, Senate FY16 SFOPs Bills

Center for Global Development’s “Global Development: Views from the Center”: FY16 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations
Beth Schwanke, director of policy outreach at CGD, and Erin Collinson, senior associate for policy outreach, write, “…The House and Senate FY16 State and Foreign Operations bills are in, and well, they are none too pretty. While we were able to find a few bright spots, both chambers’ slashing of funding to the international financial institutions (IFIs) present a rather dire picture for U.S. development policy in the coming fiscal year…” They also examine funding in the bills for USAID, global health, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (7/14).