USAID Impact Photo Credit: USAID and Partners

Impact Blog Team

This user hasn't shared any biographical information

USAID In the News

Weekly Briefing (3/12/2012 – 3/16/2012) March 14: A recent study highlighted in Federal Computer Week magazine showed that USAID was one of three federal agencies currently in full compliance with the White House transparency recommendations issued in March 2011. Under the Administration’s Open Government Directive released in December 2009, agencies developed open government plans in April 2010. Many […]

Read the rest of this entry »

USAID’s FrontLines – April/May 2012

Read the latest edition of USAID’s premier publication, FrontLines, to learn more about the Agency’s work with partnerships and in the countries that make up the Latin America and Caribbean region. Some highlights: Forget the bling: Among diamond miners in Central African Republic, a girl’s (and a boy’s) best friend is a properly filed land rights agreement. Soap. […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Administrator Shah Meets with President of Ghana

Administrator Shah met with the President of Ghana, John Atta Mills to highlight USAID strong commitment to Ghana’s Partnership for Growth (PfG) and agricultural development through the Feed the Future (FtF) initiative. Feed the Future, is the U.S. government’s global hunger and food security initiative. USAID and the Ghanaian government are working together to generate […]

Read the rest of this entry »

USAID in the News

Weekly Briefing (3/5/2012 – 3/10/2012) March 4: Over the weekend, the Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minn.) highlighted USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah’s trip to General Mills’ Minnesota headquarters. Shah was in town to present the company with a Global Citizenship award, recognizing several hundred employees who volunteered their time and expertise to educate farmers in Kenya, Tanzania and other African countries […]

Read the rest of this entry »

USAID in the News

Weekly Briefing (2/27/2012 – 3/2/2012) February 27: Over the weekend, USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah visited the campus of Bethel University, in Arden Hills, Minnesota. Administrator Shah praised Bethel for their commitment to international engagement and discussed USAID’s work in the areas of global health and food security. While in Minnesota, Administrator Shah also visited General Mills headquarters and […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Three Questions about the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index

The new Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) will be officially launched today during the United Nations’ 56thsession of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York City. The WEAI is the first-ever measure to directly capture women’s empowerment and inclusion levels in the agricultural sector. The index is the product of […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Connecting Early Warning to Early Action: Building Resilience in the Sahel

Due to erratic rainfall and failed harvests, high food prices, and rising conflict, more than seven million people across the Sahel region of western Africa are at risk of plunging into crisis when the lean season begins this spring. We know this as a result of our investments into early warning systems that monitor rainfall, […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Game Changing Innovations through New Relationships with Universities

Applications Now Open in Unprecedented Opportunity to Collaborate and Push the Innovation Bar We are proud to announce the Higher Education Solutions Network Request for Applications (RFA), which invites higher education institutions to compete to join USAID as new strategic, long-term partners to have a greater impact on development through creative partnerships. From USAID’s start […]

Read the rest of this entry »

USAID in the News

Weekly Briefing (1/30/2012 – 2/3/2012) January 25: ClimateWire (registration required) published a story highlighting USAID’s efforts to assist Fiji design climate change plans. John Wilson, director of the office of technical services for USAID’s Middle East bureaus, said the team is working on ways to address water and food security as well as other needs brought about […]

Read the rest of this entry »

From the Field: Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Philip Reeker Visits Northern Kosovo

During a recent visit to Kosovo, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Philip Reeker spoke in support of the process of decentralization and community engagement to improve life for everyone. Reeker told reporters in Mitrovica North that it is important that local communities determine “how your lives will be led, how your children will be raised and how the international community can […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Page 61 of 118:« First« 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 »Last »