The Economic Growth and Development Act is likely to be introduced in the United States House of Representatives in March. The bill would require the Trump administration to create an interagency process for the private sector to engage with development opportunities. Here's a look at what the legislation's drafter hopes to achieve.

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  • Adva Saldinger

    Adva Saldinger is an Associate Editor at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.