DAI Corporate History Project
The First 40: A History of DAI (2010)
Produced for DAI’s 40th anniversary, this history captures the entrepreneurial spirit of a company that quickly grew into a leader in the international development industry. Based on extensive research in documents and images from the company’s archives as well as oral history interviews with personnel ranging from new staffers to longtime board members, this fast-paced narrative chronicles the key turning points experienced by DAI as it helped define the field of economic development, grew in the era of agricultural development, and reached into new economic and stability programs in response to world events and shifting U.S. foreign aid priorities. The well-written text is expertly enhanced with illuminating images and sidebars. Softcover, 9” x 9”, 106 pages in full color.