Under threat, managing the tension between transparency and safety

Development donors and their partners operate in some of the most dangerous places on earth. We all want openness and transparency, but how do those goals change in the face of violence and danger? Rob Jenkins, deputy assistant administrator in USAID’s Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, shared his thoughts in this #ConflictinContext interview.

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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.

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