CGD, MFAN Examine Considerations For U.S. For Transitioning Countries From Aid Recipients To Partners

Center for Global Development: U.S. Aid for Domestic Revenue Mobilization: What, Where, and How Much
Jared Kalow, former research associate, and Sarah Rose, policy fellow, both at the Center for Global Development, discuss domestic revenue mobilization (DRM), a priority area for USAID that “aims to help partner countries better self-finance their own development priorities [and] is a promising tool for helping select middle-income countries transition away from USAID’s grant-based assistance.” The authors highlight considerations for the U.S. as it “seeks to refine and possibly ramp up its approach to DRM” (11/17).

Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network: MFAN Releases Principles to Guide Country Transitions from Aid to Partnership
“MFAN has published seven guiding principles for strategically transitioning partner countries from development aid to new forms of cooperation with the United States. These principles are meant to inform ongoing reform efforts within the administration and in Congress to ensure that all U.S. development efforts are working toward the goal of creating the conditions under which foreign assistance is no longer necessary…” (11/17).