Reforms put foreign aid to work fighting corruption and waste
USAID is changing the way it implements US foreign aid programs to put local actors in the driver's seat.
Published: May 07, 2012
Called "Implementation and Procurement Reform," or IPR, this effort will invest more money directly by partnering with country governments, local businesses, and local organizations. The effort is designed to help countries deliver for their own people, and help people hold their governments accountable.