Devex has learned that a protest filed by a consortium of USAID partners in objection to the agency's largest-ever award has been denied. The project is by far the largest in a suite of contracts worth up to $10.5 billion, which promises a "new approach to purchasing and distributing lifesaving medicine and health supplies," according to the agency.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.