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FrontLines: What is Open Development?

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Read the latest edition of USAID’s FrontLines to learn how the Agency is embracing open development to further its work. Read more >>

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Knowledge-Sharing in MHealth is Critical to Providing Life-Saving Solutions for Moms

Participants looking pleased with access to health information on their mobile phones. Photo credit: Living Goods

In order for mobile to be scaled to address health issues, global communities must come together to openly share lessons learned Read more >>

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USAID Applauds Launch of the 2013 WHO Global Tuberculosis Report

Ariel Pablos-Mendez, PhD, is the Assistant Administrator for Global Health

We stand together with WHO and our international partners to save lives from TB and other diseases, and to develop healthier societies in the countries with the most need. Read more >>

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Meet the Experts: New Fellow Helps Feed the Future Apply Lessons Learned in Scaling Health Care Innovations to Agriculture

Smallholder farmer agricultural technologies, like irrigation, increase production and productivity of crops, like bananas in Zimbabwe. Photo credit: Bill Wamisley

Meet Jon Colton, a new Jefferson Science Fellow with USAID, who will support the Feed the Future initiative’s work to scale up promising technologies that help smallholder farmers improve global food security. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Food Assistance in Kenya

A young child benefits from food aid in Dadaab, Kenya. Photo Credit: World Food Programme

The Office of Food for Peace (FFP) provides emergency food assistance to those affected by conflict and natural disasters and provides development food assistance to address the underlying causes of hunger. FFP’s programs cover a broad array of activities designed to help communities build their resilience so they can prevent or mitigate shocks, make sure they have food during a crisis and provide them the tools to recover and build the foundation for their long-term development.

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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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