Brookings Fellow Speaks With USAID Administrator Shah In Wide-Ranging Interview

Brookings Institution’s “Future Development”: A Conversation with Rajiv Shah, Administrator of USAID
Homi Kharas, senior fellow and deputy director for the Brookings Global Economy and Development program, writes, “…In our one-on-one conversation about all manner of things USAID, I pressed Shah to comment on the challenges he has faced: the so-called death of official development assistance (ODA), tenuous progress in Haiti, the tension between local ownership and control over resources and ensuring effectiveness in impact of resources, and the ability of a large bureaucracy like USAID to truly become innovative…” The blog features a video of the interview (2/6).