Andrew Wainer is director of policy research for Save the Children. He was formerly a senior immigration policy analyst at Bread for the World Institute, which provides policy analysis on hunger and strategies to end it. He has also worked as a journalist and social researcher in Latin America and the United States. Andrew’s research and journalism has appeared in the Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal, among other publications. He holds a master’s degree in Latin American studies from UCLA and is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.
Great strides have been made to reduce preventable child deaths but to eliminate them completely, new financing sources are critical. USAID's new framework and the introduction of a new bill are hopeful signs that the U.S. government is embracing much-needed innovative financing approaches, Save the Children's policy research director writes in this guest op-ed.
Lawmakers are debating a major overhaul of U.S. immigration policy, but overlooking poverty or lack of opportunities. Andrew Wainer, senior analyst at the Bread for the World Institute, discusses how to integrate immigration and development policies to address those root causes in this exclusive opinion for Devex.
The Methane to Markets Partnership offers networking opportunities and grants to organizations with innovative plans to spur development while cutting and reusing a pollutant more dangerous than carbon dioxide.
Fintrac links growers and buyers to promote agricultural development, primarily in Central America and Africa. It provides long-term technical assistance to agribusinesses and subcontracts projects to local organizations.