Oxfam America's new report identifies aid transparency as the basis for improving US aid

In a report published on September 21, 2009, Oxfam called for reforms to strengthen recipient ownership so US foreign aid supports the efforts of governments and people to lead in their own development.

The report, Ownership in Practice: The key to Smart Development sets out three steps to ownership as; Information, Capacity, and Control.  It argues that US aid reforms should: let countries know what donors are doing (Information), help countries lead (Capacity), and let countries take leadership (Control).

To read the full report click here

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