e-Payments: The New Default Payment Method for USAID Implementing Partners – Why, Where, When & How?

  • Date Posted: November 11, 2015
  • Authors: mSTAR Bangladesh
  • Organizations: FHI 360
  • Document Types: Other, Primer or Brief
  • Donor Type: Non-US Government Agency

This workshop focused on USAID’s guidelines on using electronic payments in all USAID funded projects and programs. Bruce McFarland, USAID’s Global Development Lab’s Chief of Operational Innovation provided background on why the new guidance was put in place and an overview of how electronic payments should be incorporated into projects. USAID/Bangladesh’s IPs were able to share their concerns on the new guidelines and also get clarification on some clauses/ provisions.