Sen. Chris Coons Discusses U.S. International Development Finance Corporation In CGD Interview
Center for Global Development: USDFC Monitor: A Q&A with Senator Chris Coons
Clemence Landers, policy fellow at CGD, writes, “This week marks two years since the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act was signed into law — establishing the new U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). Officially, DFC is in its tenth month of operation — with most of that time characterized by unprecedented global crisis. While reflecting on DFC’s progress in implementing its core development mandate, and confronting the challenges posed the COVID-19 pandemic, we reached out to Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), a lead sponsor of the BUILD Act and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. We asked Senator Coons for his take on how the newest U.S. development agency is faring and what he hopes to see in DFC’s future…” (10/8).