USAID Signals Shift In Agency’s Position On China’s Development Strategies
Devex: USAID adopts a hard line on China’s development approach
“Trump administration development leaders are not mincing words when it comes to positioning the United States Agency for International Development as a key player in the battle with China for influence in developing countries and emerging markets. … Three years ago, global development seemed to offer an opportunity for cooperation between the U.S. and Chinese governments. In fact, they put it in writing. … Now, the geopolitical winds have shifted and opportunities for enhanced development collaboration between the two countries look like a thing of the past…” (Igoe, 9/18).