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Archives for 2013

A New App Puts Tariff Codes at Traders’ Fingertips

A woman tries the STAR Plus app. Photo credit: USAID Vietnam

Download a free, new app that will make it easier for traders to do business in Vietnam. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: “Learn how the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance Saves Lives”

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Our Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) is helping those suffering in the midst of some of the worst disasters and crises around the world. Watch this video to learn about their incredible work!

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Food Assistance by the Numbers

Beneficiaries of food distribution in Bangladesh. Photo credit: Save the Children

A look at USAID’s food assistance programs’ impact — in numbers. Read more >>

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Retooling Ukraine’s Court Management through Partnership

The first graduating class of court administrators in Ukraine. Photo credit: USAID Ukraine

The USAID FAIR Justice Project in partnership with Ukraine’s State Judicial Administration and the National School of Judges of Ukraine, is a great example of how partnerships between governments, academia and development can lead to real change. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

USAID news highlights during week of October 14, 2013. Read more >>

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Strengthening Earthquake Response Efforts Across Asia

As one of his first official duties as the new USAID/OFDA Director, Jeremy Konyndyk signed a Letter of Coordination with CEA Administrator Chen Jianmin. Photo credit: USAID

USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance strengthens a partnership with the China Earthquake Administration to collaborate on future disaster responses. Read more >>

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Empowering Mothers to Save Lives

Children benefit from handwashing. Photo credit: Lifebuoy

Lifebuoy joined forces with USAID and its Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) to raise awareness of the link between newborn survival and handwashing with soap. Read more >>

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Smarter, Healthier, Wealthier – Helping Rural Cambodians Live Better Lives

School kids in Kampong Thom learn about the importance of sanitation and have access to clean water at school through USAID’s support. Photo: USAID/Michael Gebremedhin

Agriculture is of huge importance to Cambodia and USAID’s support is helping farmers become more successful by introducing new techniques. Read more >>

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Behind the Scenes: Interview with Andrew Hoell on Dryness Conditions in East Africa

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In this edition of our “Behind the Scenes” Interview blog series, we chat with Dr. Andrew Hoell on dryness conditions in East Africa and the impact of climate change on food and water security. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: “Artisans in El Salvador Flourish”

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The USAID’s program has contributed with technical assistance to help the artisans secure sales with SIMAN, as well as innovating and improving their design, production and distribution processes.

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