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Raj Shah

USAID Goes FWD With Open Data and Open Government for Famine Aid

Alexander Howard | Posted 11.19.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

Today at Mashable's Social Good Summit, Dr. Raj Shah, the administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will launch ...

Joshua Hersh

USAID Chief: Climate Change, Food Prices Spur East Africa Famine

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.12.2011 | World

The long-suffering nations in the Horn of East Africa are enduring the worst drought conditions in more than half a century, and are at risk of "massi...

AID Has Never Been a Better Investment

Perry Yeatman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Perry Yeatman

At Davos last week, I left discussions feeling inspiring by aid again. While our problems are huge, and I honestly think the world is in the most precarious position of my lifetime, I felt that at least this area was in good hands.

Why Nutrition Matters

Joel Lamstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joel Lamstein

Today's release of the Obama administration's Feed the Future implementation strategy will confirm what many in the global public health world have kn...

From Gossip to Good Global Development

Nancy Birdsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nancy Birdsall

This is a joint posting with Sarah Jane Staats and also appeared on Global Post and CGD's Rethinking U.S. Foreign Assistance Blog. In insider Washing...

Through the Looking Glass: Haiti and U.S. Development Leadership

Nancy Birdsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nancy Birdsall

The administration should continue to make it clear that Dr. Shah is the designated disaster coordinator. Getting this right can help Haiti put its country back together, and put our development policy back together too.