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USAID Chief Rajiv Shah

The U.S. government is in the process of reshaping how it provides development assistance to countries around the world. At the center of that effort is Rajiv Shah, who, among other things, has managed the White House's initiative to reform food aid programs in developing countries. Shah joins Kojo to examine the results of the Obama administration's foreign aid strategies, particularly as they pertain to food aid reform.

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