16 July 2013

Raj Shah's Continued Hope for Food Aid Reform

USAID Administrator Shah chats with CGD's Nancy Birdsall about the US partnering with Africa. In the above clip, Shah says the current food aid system "is both deeply inefficient and crushes local farmer incentives." He expresses some level of optimism that food aid reform can take place and more money will be available in the form of cash as opposed to US goods and services.

Watch the full conversation here.