VC Learning Event Video Note: Bryanna Millis and Ron Greenberg on enabling environments
In this video interview, Bryanna Millis and Ron Greenberg report about their session, "Creating an Enabling Environment," from the February 7-8, 2012 USAID Learning Event, "Meeting the Challenges of Value Chain Development." Read more about the session and check out the related resources here »
Bio: Bryanna Millis, DAI
Bryanna Millis is an Economist and Senior Development Specialist at DAI. She provides technical assistance in business environment reform and competitiveness enhancement; analyzing economic trends and survey data; convening focus groups and building consensus for reform; and providing recommendations to the public and private sectors. She has extensive experience in the West Bank, Morocco, and Jordan, in addition to countries in Latin America, Africa, Southeast Asia, and Easter Europe. She co-authored the Competitiveness Impacts of Business Environment Reform (CIBER) approach and has published widely on the CIBER method and impacts. "Evaluating Competitiveness Impacts of Regulatory Reforms in the Brazilian Cashew Industry" was published in the August 2010 issue of Development in Practice.
Bio: Ronald Greenberg, USAID Bureau for Food Security
Ronald Greenberg holds Master's Degrees in National Security Strategy from the National War College and Zoology from the University of Maryland, and a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and Wharton School. In 1983, he joined USAID and addressed natural resource and poverty alleviation problems in Indonesia, an industrial pollution prevention program for the Near East, industrial and biodiversity environmental programs for Eastern Europe, and led the USG team for environmental investment in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union. Since 1995, he has tackled economic and democracy issues as the USAID mission Director for the Baltics, where he helped set up a 10 year fund for democracy with the Soros Foundation; the acting director for sustainable development in the Africa Bureau; and economic recovery, agriculture, governance, and education programs in El Salvador, Nigeria, and Colombia. He is a Senior Policy Advisor in the USAID Bureau for Food Security.