This report is the first ever USAID Forward Progress Report highlighting the past year’s successes and challenges in reforming the Agency and delivering better, more sustainable results.
In this DevTalk from USAID, Nancy Birdsall, Founding President of the Center for Global Development discusses the challenges facing official foreign aid, and gives advice on how the world can hope to move forward.
This paper from USAID discusses the connection between climate change and conflict, making recommendations for how to mitigate those conflicts as well.
This brief from FESS and USAID outlines the Tanzanian gold sector, its outlook for reform, and the challenges that it will face in the future.
This paper from USAID seeks to fill a gap in the literature on energy security and conflict.
The main purpose of this case study from USAID is to help fill a gap in knowledge of the relationship between climate change and conflict.
Climate Change and Conflict in Pastoralist Regions of Ethiopia: Mounting Challenges, Emerging Responses
This paper from USAID aims to help fill the gap in knowledge regarding how climate related vulnerabilities interact with the dynamics of conflict in specific locations.
The Development Credit Authority (DCA): An Overview of USAID’s Credit Guarantees for Financial Partners
This short document provides an overview of how USAID uses the Development Credit Authority to mitigate risks of financial institutions through the issuance of partial credit guarantees backed by the full faith of the U.S. Treasury.
This report describes the critical situation in the Niger River Basin and the critical need to analyze the water security issue.