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USAID Announces New Development Impact Bond For Maternal, Child Health In India

Devex: USAID announces a new development impact bond
“Mark Green, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, will announce a new development impact bond aimed at reducing maternal and newborn deaths in India, during the closing plenary of the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Launched Thursday, the Utkrisht Impact Bond, named for the Hindi expression for excellence, will fund maternal and newborn health in the Indian state of Rajasthan…” (Cheney, 11/30).