Former USAID Budget Official Discusses MFAN Draft Recommendations For Rethinking, Improving U.S. Development

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Michael Casella, former director of USAID’s Office of Budget and Resource Management, discusses a recent discussion draft by MFAN co-chairs that provides a “blueprint for elevating development as a leg of the national security triad (defense, diplomacy, and development). … [T]he recommendations of the discussion draft offer significant opportunity to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of U.S. development and humanitarian programs” (8/2).

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