Why do US aid agencies care about global goals?

The SDGs are expected to tap private sector dollars — and interests — in a way the MDGs have not. Devex spoke with Tony Pipa, U.S. special coordinator for the post-2015 development agenda, to learn why U.S. aid agencies find value in commitment to the SDG process.

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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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