Rajiv Shah

Type: Person
Name: Rajiv Shah
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Rajiv Shah
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mexican Innovators Earn Grants For Development Work

by Office of the Spokesperson(WireNews+Co) - Mexico City, Mexico - 19 April 2014Mexican Secretary Of Economy Ildefonso GuajardoTo foster innovation in Mexico, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico ... [Published WireNews - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Afghanistan, Pakistan programs skew USAID's progress on 'local solutions'

A new report  from the Government Accountability Office raises fundamental questions about U.S. Agency for International Development  Administrator Rajiv Shah’s drive for “local solutions” to pressing development challenges. Chief among them: What are ... [Published Devex - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

USAID Recognizes Mexican Entrepreneurs for Novel Approaches to Development Challenges (4/16/14)

MEXICO CITY, April 16 -- The U.S. Agency for International Development issued the following news release:To foster innovation in Mexico, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Earl Anthony ... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

JPMorgan Aids U.S. Agency With Market-Based Foreign Aid

Foreign aid has long been one ofthe most unpalatable dishes on the federal plate. Why shouldU.S. taxpayers give billions of dollars to ungrateful countriesthat will waste it and whose people don’t like America anyway?Quietly, though, the U.S. Agency for ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan: Humanitarian Leaders Warn of Looming Famine

The United States joined the European Union and United Nations to issue an urgent call last weekend for more countries to pledge humanitarian aid for hundreds of thousands in South Sudan the western agencies say are now threatened by famine."This morning ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

USAID’s Rajiv Shah at Center of Senate Review of 'Cuban Twitter'

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee asked the U.S. Agency for International Development April 10 to turn over all records about the Obama administration's secret Cuban twitter program as part of a broader review of the agency's civil-society efforts ... [Published India-West - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

USAID's Twitter Trojan Horse

More than a week after the story broke, why are we still talking about USAID and the Cuban Twitter scandal? Why has it struck such a chord?Think about the Elián González saga from fifteen years ago. He was the six year old boy plucked from the ocean ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Does US really care?

US AMBASSADOR Nancy Powell recently resigned from her job as envoy to New Delhi. There is speculation and denial that her departure, scheduled for next month, is linked to the rise of Narendra Modi as the country’s prospective prime minister.Mr Modi, ... [Published DAWN Group - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Finance Minister meets Dr. Rajiv Shah

(PPI-OT): In a meeting between Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator USAID on Friday here it was agreed that, with positive mood on the turnaround in economy and successful launch of Euro bond, it is an opportune moment to explore ... [Published Pakistan Newswire - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Africa: U.S. Officials Working to Help Developing Nations Boost Trade

Administrator Rajiv Shah met April 11 with government ministers, development bank officials, and other representatives to discuss donor efforts to help developing countries implement the new World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement, ... [Published Allvoices Indonesia - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Taiwan Hails First U.S. Cabinet-Level Visit for 14 Years

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou on Monday met Gina McCarthy, the first U.S. cabinet-level official to visit the island in 14 years, and hailed her trip as important for ties with Washington."This is the first time since 2000 for a cabinet-level official ... [Published Naharnet - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

US agrees to finance Diamer Basha Dam in Pakistan

WASHINGTON: United States (US) and Pakistan agreed to search out innovative financing for Diamer Basha Dam.According to a statement issued by Pakistan embassy, tt was agreed upon at a meeting between Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Administrator USAID ... [Published The News Tribe - Apr 14 2014]

Quotes

At an event announcing the awardees, Shah said, "we must continue to fund breakthrough, innovative solutions like these four projects in order to solve our most complicated development challenges. entrepreneurs are our gateway to sustainable, creative ideas that can make a lasting impact on many people's lives."
"this morning here in washington we saw the world's unquestioned highest-level humanitarian leaders highlight the urgent needs and the opportunity to help avert a coming famine" USAID administrator Rajiv Shah said as he addressed a hastily convened meeting in Washington D C to avert disaster in South Sudan
...is a wake-up call to prevent a deeper catastrophe from unfolding in South Sudan," said Rajiv Shah, the head of the U S government aid arm USAID. "today, indicators tell us that south sudan is on the brink of famine, and it's clear that the world must now do more to address this crisis."
Shah said, "today's meeting offered donors a chance to share best practices and updates about the ways they are empowering developing-country businesses, small and large, to participate in and benefit from expanded trade opportunities. through better coordination, we can help promote development and new economic opportunities for the world's most vulnerable people."

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Mexican Innovators Earn Grants For Development ... [Published WireNews - Apr 19 2014]
Free Alan Gross—and the Cuban Five! [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Apr 18 2014]
Afghanistan, Pakistan programs skew USAID's pro... [Published Devex - Apr 18 2014]
USAID Recognizes Mexican Entrepreneurs for Nove... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 17 2014]
USAID Recognizes Mexican Entrepreneurs for Nove... [Published PressReleasePoint - Apr 16 2014]
Netizen Report: Zambian Government Nixes Intern... [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
JPMorgan Aids U.S. Agency With Market-Based For... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 16 2014]
GPEDC high-level meeting opens in Mexico City [Published Devex - Apr 16 2014]
South Sudan: Humanitarian Leaders Warn of Loomi... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
USAID’s Rajiv Shah at Center of Senate Review o... [Published India-West - Apr 15 2014]
USAID's Twitter Trojan Horse [Published Huffington Post - Apr 15 2014]
Readout of the President’s Meeting with the Glo... [Published The White House - Apr 15 2014]
Ben Carson claims White House wanted apology [Published New York Daily News - Apr 15 2014]
South Sudan fighting threatens an oil center [Published Times of India - Apr 15 2014]
GPEDC high-level meeting to push Busan agenda e... [Published Devex - Apr 15 2014]
Ending Extreme Poverty with a New Model of Deve... [Published US Aid - Apr 15 2014]
Does US really care? [Published DAWN Group - Apr 15 2014]
Finance Minister meets Dr. Rajiv Shah [Published Pakistan Newswire - Apr 14 2014]
Africa: U.S. Officials Working to Help Developi... [Published Allvoices Indonesia - Apr 14 2014]
USAID Administrator Shah Travels to Mexico City [Published US Aid - Apr 14 2014]
US ‘Cuban Twitter’ given secret security clearance [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 14 2014]
Africa: U.S. Officials Working to Help Developi... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 14 2014]
USAID Cuban Twitter Program was Covert Operation [Published Daily Kos - Apr 14 2014]
3 tests for the Global Partnership [Published Devex - Apr 14 2014]
Taiwan Hails First U.S. Cabinet-Level Visit for... [Published Naharnet - Apr 14 2014]
US agrees to finance Diamer Basha Dam in Pakistan [Published The News Tribe - Apr 14 2014]
US, Pakistan mull innovative financing for Diam... [Published DAWN Group - Apr 14 2014]
US, Pakistan see opportunity for Bhasha Dam fin... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 14 2014]
UN, U.S, EU Issue Joint 'Call For Action' On So... [Published Scoop - Apr 14 2014]
US Cabinet-level official to meet Ma [Published China Post - Apr 13 2014]
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Africa: U.S. Officials Working to Help Developi... [Published Allvoices Indonesia - Apr 14 2014]
Administrator Rajiv Shah met April 11 with government ministers, development bank officials, and other representatives to discuss donor efforts to help developing countries implement the new World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement, ...
South Sudan: United Nations, United States and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 12 2014]
Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid department, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, US Agency for International DevelopmentCountry: South Sudan (Washington DC, 12 April 2014) The heads of the United Nations Office for the ...
South Sudan: UnitedNations, United States and E... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 12 2014]
Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid department, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, US Agency for International DevelopmentCountry: South Sudan (Washington DC, 12 April 2014) The heads of the United Nations Office for the ...
Lawmakers Defend USAID ‘Cuban Twitter’ Program [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 11 2014]
U.S. lawmakers this week came out in support of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) social media program in Cuba as one of the only methods for promoting free expression in the communist country. A recent report by the Associated ...
Congress Investigates Secret “Cuban Twitter” [Published Impunity Watch - Apr 10 2014]
by Michael Yoakum Impunity Watch Reporter, North America WASHINGTON, D.C., United States - The Senate Foreign Relations Committee request records from the US Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Cuban operations Thursday.  This request came ...
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