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Recommendations and Feedback on USAID’s Journey to S...

The following recommendations have been prepared at the request of USAID Administrator Mark Green by the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA). ACVFA was established by Presidential d...

Measuring and mapping the Journey to self reliance

Self Reliance is a country's ability to plan,finance and implement solutions to solve its own development challenges.In order to one day end the need for foreign assistance,USAID needs to understan...

Working Itself Out of a Job: USAID and Smart Strateg...

Even before he took office, US Agency for International Development (USAID)
Administrator Mark Green affirmed his commitment to the agency’s ultimate goal of
working itself out of a job. In line ...

Aid and Self-Sufficiency: Case Study - Rwanda

Rwanda is a small land-locked country of 11.61 million people in the Great Lakes Region of Africa (World Bank,
2017d). It is the most densely populated country in Africa (Rashidghalam, 2017). With...

Aid and Self-Sufficiency: Case Study—Ghana

Ghana is classified as a lower middle-income country1
, with the eighth largest economy in Sub-Saharan Africa2
and a GNI per capita of $1,380 in 2016 (World Bank, 2017a). 54.7% of Ghana’s estimat...

Aid and Self-Sufficiency: Case Study - India

India is a lower middle-income country1 with a population of 1.3 billion, a GNI per capita of $1,680, and the
world’s seventh largest economy (World Bank, 2016a). It is also the world’s largest de...

Aid and Self-Sufficiency: Case Study – Botswana

Botswana is an upper middle-income country with a population of 2.25 million and a GNI per capita of $6,610
(World Bank, 2016a). A number of published sources cite Botswana as a case study in succ...

Aid and Self-Sufficiency: Case Study – Indonesia

Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia (World Bank, 2017a) with a GNI per capita of $3,400 in 2016,
and has the world’s fourth largest population at more than 260 million (World Bank, ...

Aid and Economic Self-Sufficiency

Donor countries and multilateral organizations may pursue multiple goals with foreign aid, including supporting low-income country development for strategic/security purposes (national security, re...