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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
Testimony on Modernizing Development Assistance
December 13, 2022
On December 13th 2022, CGD Senior Fellow Prashant Yadav appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations, and Global Corporate Social Impact at a hearing titled “Modernizing International Development Assistance: Opportunities and Challe...
Mainstreaming Evidence Use through Locally Led Development: Recommendations for USAID
July 19, 2022
This brief details how USAID can mainstream evidence use across the agency. It is based on working group discussions, numerous consultations with experts including current and former USAID staff, and background research over the course of the project.
WHITE HOUSE AND THE WORLD POLICY BRIEFS
Rebuilding US Global Health Leadership for Impact and Shared Security
December 03, 2020
Testimony before the USITC on COVID-19 Related Medical Supply Chains
October 22, 2020
On Wednesday, September 23, CGD Senior Fellow Prashant Yadav appeared before the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at a virtual hearing examining “COVID-19 Related Goods: The U.S. Industry, Market, Trade, and Supply Chain Challenges.” His testimony focused on trade and s...
Committing to Cost-Effectiveness: USAID's New Effort to Benchmark for Greater Impact
September 13, 2018
Are USAID programs high impact and good value for money? Do they work? Do they generate more results for less cost than if the agency just gave poor people cash? We don’t always know the answers to those questions, but USAID is trying to find out.
Advancing the Evidence Agenda at USAID
September 26, 2017
Front and center in discussions around the reform and redesign of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are the objectives of increased efficiency and effectiveness. The agency’s new administrator, Mark Green, who has highlighted these goals from day one, has an excell...
First Hundred Days for Global Health
October 27, 2016
Attention presidential transition teams: The first hundred days of the new administration should kick start an ambitious agenda in global health alongside long-needed reforms to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of US action. Building on our earlier work, we suggest seven prior...