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International development experts share their ideas on how wealthy countries can promote prosperity in developing countries. Follow at

Feb 12, 2015

USAID Administrator Raj Shah has called for “massive private and commercial-sector investment” in development as imperative to ending extreme poverty. As he prepares to step down after five years at the helm of America’s international development agency, Dr. Shah sat down with me to record a CGD Podcast. The wide-ranging interview looked back at the successes – and lessons learned – and looked ahead to the major Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa in the summer, as well as to America’s evolving role in international development.