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USAID in the News

Weekly Briefing (8/4/2012 – 8/10/2012) August 6: ABC News featured a blog post on Secretary Clinton’s recent trip to Malawi, where she met with local farmers at the Lumbadzi Milk Bulking Group, established as part of the Feed the Future initiative. Clinton spoke with a farmer who received a cow from USAID several years ago. With revenue from […]

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USAID in the News

Weekly Briefing (7/30/2012 – 8/3/2012) July 31: In a Huffington Post blog entry, Josh Harris of International Medical Corps UK discussed a collaborative project with USAID in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where the organizations are using soccer to teach teen girls lessons about peace and change attitudes on violence. In a region at the center of one of […]

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Latest Issue of USAID Newsletter

This week’s newsletter features coverage of USAID participation in the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., the 2012 Global Diaspora Forum, the Lower Mekong Initiative, and stories from the latest issue of FrontLines. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

Weekly Briefing (7/23/2012 – 7/27/2012) July 23: In The Wall Street Journal’s CIO Journal blog, Citi strategic adviser Irving Wladawsky-Berger highlighted a USAID-Citi partnership designed to accelerate the adoption of mobile money services in developing countries. Wladawsky-Berger discusses the role chief information officers can play in the transition to mobile money, saying, “The digital technology revolution that has been transforming just about every aspect […]

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Pioneering African Entrepreneurship on Display at Diaspora Marketplace

At the second African Diaspora Marketplace (ADM II) at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., participants showcased their promising ideas for businesses to create employment and strengthen trade in emerging markets in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

Weekly Briefing (7/16/2012 – 7/20/2012) July 17: In an op-ed appearing in The Hill, Save the Children CEO and President Carolyn Miles and The Coca-Cola Company Senior Vice President Clyde Tuggle discussed the economic and national security benefits of international development. The executives stated that growing new markets and building stable societies will help American businesses and development […]

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