U.S. Aid Transparency Review Examines American Development Assistance
Publish What You Fund: Despite progress, U.S. continues to fail aid transparency commitments
“Lack of aid transparency by main U.S. government agencies is hindering development outcomes in some of the poorest countries in the world, says Publish What You Fund’s [2015 U.S. Aid Transparency Review]. … It finds that USAID has made the largest progress since 2014, moving from being off to on track. MCC continues its sustained leadership on transparency by scoring in the top performance category, while PEPFAR has also moved up a performance category. However, PEPFAR, along with State, Treasury, and Defense, is still off track and will not meet the commitment the U.S. has made to the global community, unless they redouble their efforts immediately…” (7/1).