In the heart of the Brazilian Amazon, a group of scientists have become unconventional crusaders in the battle to halt deforestation.
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The global fight against TB remains fragile. Yet, promising new tools are now available, and donors and partners are allied around a new strategy with refocused resources. We are now at a crossroads between ending the TB epidemic by 2035 and witnessing millions more TB deaths. But with continued consultation, coordination and leadership, we believe we will end the epidemic.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry describes climate change as “the greatest challenge of our generation.” In the Pacific Islands, USAID is working with communities to come up with the most effective solutions to climate change.
Eastern DRC is said to be the “rape capital of the world.” But how do gender issues relate to hunger? If the DRC can alter its behavior towards women, these women can stay in their communities, increase production on their land, earn incomes, and put food on their families’ tables.
Many of our USAID missions around the world, often in post-conflict arenas, are working diligently to empower youth so they can serve as leaders in their communities.
We sat down to chat with Feed the Future’s deputy coordinator for development, Tjada McKenna, about Feed the Future, its latest results, and where we’re at in the fight to end hunger.
As another Atlantic hurricane season approaches, we are reminded that it takes just one bad storm to wreak havoc, kill and injure thousands, and inflict billions of dollars in damage.
China and the U.S. begin a global development dialogue. What’s high on the agenda? Tackling Extreme Poverty and development cooperation.
USAID puts forth a vision of development that’s locally owned, locally led & locally sustained.
Improving nutrition is one of the best investments we can make in development. For the past year, humanitarian, development and health experts from across USAID worked to craft a new approach to nutrition, aimed at increasing food security, reducing malnutrition and building resilience among vulnerable populations like those in the Sahel.