USAID Administrator Shah To Leave Post In February

Associated Press: U.S. international aid head to step down
“The head of the U.S. Agency for International Development says he will step down from the post in February. USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah has led the agency since 2010…” (12/17).

Devex: Rajiv Shah to step down as USAID administrator
“…With Shah’s departure from USAID, the White House will consider candidates to replace him. Barring a new appointment, Deputy Administrator Alfonso Lenhardt would step into the role of acting administrator until a permanent administrator is nominated and confirmed. The process leading to Shah’s appointment took almost a year…” (Igoe, 12/17).

USA TODAY: USAID head to step down
“…Rajiv Shah, who has led USAID for five years, said in a statement that the agency is answering President Obama’s call to end extreme poverty across the globe…” (Jackson, 12/17).

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