Devex Examines USAID’s New Private Sector Engagement Policy
Devex: USAID’s private sector engagement policy takes shape
“The U.S. Agency for International Development launched a new private sector engagement policy late last year, and since then the agency has been staffing up and drafting plans as it works to implement greater engagement with companies across its geographies and sectors. There hasn’t been a big push to create new partnerships — though there have been a few announcements. Much of the work in recent months has been on changing USAID’s systems, operations, and culture in line with the policy, said Sarah Glass, acting director of USAID’s Center for Transformational Partnerships…” (Saldinger, 7/4).