How aid succeeds: Early lessons from Mesoamerica

    What’s the key to a successful development initiative? How do you ensure aid effectiveness?

    Watch Gary Darmstadt, director of family health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and a key player in Mesoamerica, the foundation’s partnership with Latin American governments, the Inter-American Development Bank and others.

    Devex spoke with him at the IDB’s 2013 gathering in Panama City.

    About the author

    • Rolf Rosenkranz

      Rolf Rosenkranz oversees a talented team of in-house journalists, correspondents and guest contributors located around the globe. Since joining Devex in early 2008, Rolf has been instrumental in growing its fledgling news operation into the leading online source for global development news and analysis. Previously, Rolf was managing editor at Inside Health Policy, a subscription-based news service in Washington. He has reported from Africa for the Johannesburg-based Star and its publisher, Independent News & Media, as well as the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a German daily.