The head of the US Agency for International Development on Tuesday said poor understanding of Ebola was undermining the fight against the epidemic, pointing out that the fever is harder to get than malaria.
A powerful Senate committee has ordered for review of all facts and documents related to the secret "Cuban Twitter" programme of United States Agency for International Development (USAID), headed by Raj Shah, highest ranking Indian-American in Barack Obama Administration.
Senior representatives of international organisations like the USAID, The World Bank and Brookings India said that businesses need to be given incentives to make them work towards sustainable development.
The US Agency for International Development has decided to end its operations in Ecuador next year after failing to reach an agreement with its leftist government, a US embassy official said on Tuesday.
Conflicting claims were made
on Wednesday about the visit of USAID`s Indian-origin chief Rajiv
Shah to a relief camp, run by a front organisation of
Jamaat-ud-Dawah, in Pakistan`s flood-hit Sindh province.
Rajiv Shah has been officially
sworn in on Friday as the administrator of US Aid for
International Development (USAID), making him the highest
ranking person of Indian origin in any presidential