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USAID in the Middle East: using data to improve regional water management (Part 3)

In Egypt, a team using USAID’s Program Management Information System (PRISM) to monitor the status of 3,000 water and wastewater construction projects around the country validates system data with a site visit. Photo credit: USAID

USAID has supported Egypt’s water sector – including its water and wastewater utilities – for more than three decades. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

Administrator Shah spoke at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) to discuss the recently released USAID Forward Progress Report highlighting the past year’s successes and challenges in reforming the Agency and delivering better, more sustainable results. March 20, 2013. Photo credit: Pat Adams, USAID

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of March 18, 2013. Read more >>

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USAID in the Middle East: Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Part 2)

A map of cultivation areas made by the FEWS NET famine early warning project helps decision makers adapt to and mitigate climate change.

In the 1980s, USAID created the Famine Early Warning Systems Network to monitor and predict developments that affect food security in the Middle East and other areas. Read more >>

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Improving Tuberculosis Treatment for Children

David Greeley, Senior Vice President at TB Alliance. Photo credit: TB Alliance

USAID is teaming up with TB Alliance to change course, help our children, and brighten the future prospects for the youngest TB patients. Read more >>

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Greener Pastures in Crimea’s Future

USAID will utilize the existing Soviet-era pump facility (background) in Pervimaysky to irrigate farm fields for a rural community of 300 persons. Photo credit: Jason Gilpin, USAID

USAID is successfully demonstrating that with transparent planning, modest investment and strong community support, infrastructure improvements can be made to bring reliable water service to residents in small communities in Crimea. Read more >>

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Strengthening the Capacity of Philippine Civil Society Organizations through USAID Forward

Marissa Camacho is the chief of party of the USAID Strengthening the Capacity of Philippine Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Project. Photo credit: Ayala Foundation

Marissa Camacho of the USAID Strengthening the Capacity of Philippine Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Project reflects on USAID Forward. Read more >>

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Salma Hayek Pinault Presents CHAMPION Project with Award

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Actress and Avon Foundation for Women Ambassador, Salma Hayek Pinault, recently presented the USAID-funded CHAMPION project in Tanzania. Read more >>

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USAID in the Middle East: Using Data to Improve Regional Water Management (Part 1)

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Few places are drier than the Middle East and North Africa. Host to 5 percent of the world’s population, the region has only 1 percent of the world’s renewable fresh water.

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How a New USAID Was Born

David Eckerson serves as Counselor at USAID

Counselor David Eckerson reflects on USAID’s Forward Progress Report and the Agency’s successes and challenges over the last three years. Read more >>

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Asking the Right Research Questions to Achieve Global Health Goals

A thriving Ethiopian child. Photo credit: Nazo Kureshy

USAID Global Health is engaged with 30 research partnerships in 23 countries to solve challenges in the implementation and scale-up of high impact maternal, newborn, and child health interventions. Read more >>

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