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Organizing U.S. foreign aid : confronting the challenges of the twenty-first century

Author: Carol Lancaster; Ann Van Dusen
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2005.
Series: Global economy and development.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Recommends fundamental reorganization of U.S. foreign aid, currently based on outsourcing and management for results, in favor of a more unified approach emphasizing development education, stringent evaluation, and a new approach to contracting"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Lancaster; Ann Van Dusen
ISBN: 9780815751137 0815751133
OCLC Number: 123231528
Description: ix, 78 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: A new urgency: international development and U.S. foreign policy --
The nature of development --
What is foreign aid? --
The mission and purposes of U.S. foreign aid --
A short history of aid --
Organizational landscape of U.S. foreign aid --
Structure and processes of the U.S. Agency for International Development --
The political context of U.S. international assistance --
Alternative approaches: other aid-giving donor countries --
Foreign aid in the twenty-first century --
Challenges and opportunities: recommendations and options for organizing U.S. foreign aid.
Series Title: Global economy and development.
Responsibility: Carol Lancaster and Ann Van Dusen.
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Overwhelmed by a proliferation of foreign aid programs, the U.S. government is attempting to reorganize itself in order to manage them more effectively.  Read more...

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