Devex Examines USAID Local Funding Trends
Devex: USAID Forward: Where the local funding is going
“While hardly the only major donor to steadily move funding to the local level in recent years, few donors have been as ambitious in going local as the U.S. Agency for International Development. Back in 2010, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah set the target of funneling 30 percent of USAID’s funding to local organizations by fiscal 2015 — a key pillar of his sweeping reform agenda called USAID Forward. … Devex dug deeper into the data to analyze key trends in USAID’s local funding across its global portfolio…” (Piccio, 6/9).