June 26, 2008
Coalition Seeks Streamlined Approach to Foreign Aid
A group of nonprofit leaders, researchers, and academics has proposed a set of ideas for improving how the American government fights poverty overseas.
The coalition, known as the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network, called for stronger and better-coordinated leadership on foreign aid, ideally under a cabinet-level director of global development.
The role of providing overseas aid is currently spread among 24 different agencies.
"We now have the challenge and