Adelman Urges USAID Nominee to Be Transformational

    Rajiv Shah, President Barack Obama's nominee for U.S. Agency for International Development administrator, should be a 

    , who focuses on getting projects done and fostering better partnerships with developing countries, Carol Adelman writes in the "Private Actors in International Development" blog of the Center for Global Prosperity. Adelman, the center's director and a senior fellow, is also encouraging Shah to recognize that USAID's business model needs to be reformed.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.