US Afghanistan watchdog looks into IRD confidentiality agreements

SIGAR has opened an inquiry into IRD’s alleged abuse of staff confidentiality agreements and told USAID to ensure implementing partner employees can report irregularities to oversight agencies, while the organization says the issue is a “misunderstanding.”

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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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