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Week 11: Working in Development

Submitted by Kimberly Ocheltree, Community Health Educator in Peace Corps Cameroon. Before joining the Peace Corps, Ms. Ocheltree worked as a Policy Fellow in USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health. I used to work at USAID and answer mission’s questions surrounding 13 various policies and statutes related to family planning assistance. My life has […]

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Week 10: Addressing Malnutrition

We have a long history of addressing malnutrition and it remains one of our top priorities. Check out our current work at Feed the Future.

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‘Modern Development Enterprise’ – A Major Address by Administrator Shah

As featured in the White House Blog Last week, USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah gave a major address to over 200 non-governmental organizations, think-tanks, academics, and international development leaders hosted by the Center for Global Development. The text of the speech as prepared for delivery can be found here.  Dr. Shah’s speech on The Modern […]

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50th Anniversary: The Program of Scientific and Technological Cooperation

John Daily is the former director of the Office of Research. He worked for USAID from 1976 to 1997. He is now retired. Photo Credit: John Daly/USAID

The Program of Science and Technology Cooperation broke ground for USAID. Read more >>

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Pic of the Week: “A Historical Look Back”

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The work of USAID has been far-reaching and long-standing with the help of the Peace Corps. Read more >>

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Seeing the Victory Through: The 50th Anniversary of the Marshall Plan

Watch a video that illustrates U.S. aid over the years. Read more >>

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50 Weeks to 50 Years at USAID – Week 3: Fighting HIV/AIDS

So on this World AIDS Day and in the coming year, we should all honor the 33.3 million people who are currently living with HIV and the millions more who have died from this epidemic. Read more >>

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50 Weeks to 50 Years at USAID – Week 2: Eradication of Polio

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In 1990, USAID announced its goal to end polio; it took four years. Read more >>

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50 Weeks to 50 Years at USAID – Week 1: Presidential Development Visionaries

In September, President Obama unveiled his Global Development Policy, which for the first time elevates international development as a core pillar of U.S. foreign policy. Read more >>

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