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USAID in the News

President Obama delivers remarks during a visit to the Feed the Future Agricultural Technologies Marketplace in Senegal. Photo credit: Kate Gage, USAID

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of June 24, 2013. Read more >>

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Food Security Takes Center Stage during President’s Last Day in Senegal

President Obama delivers remarks during a visit to the Feed the Future Agricultural Technologies Marketplace in Senegal. Photo credit: Kate Gage, USAID

President Obama announces more than $180 million in agriculture investments in the West Africa region to improve food security. Read more >>

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Behind the Scenes: Interview with Jeff Borns on Democracy-Building in Southern Africa

Southern Africa elections professionals on a USAID-financed program learn from members of the Independent Electoral Court in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo credit: UNISA

In this edition of our “Behind the Scenes” Interview Blog Series, we chat with Mission Director Jeff Borns about democracy-building in Southern Africa. Read more >>

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USAID’s Investment in Africa

Women in Senegal. Photo credit: USAID

As President Obama embarks on his trip to Africa, USAID is proud to take this opportunity to highlight the important work we are doing there. Read more >>

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We the Geeks: Innovation for Global Good

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On Thursday, June 27 at 1:00 pm EST, the White House will host a “We the Geeks” Google+ Hangout to discuss innovation for global good. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Feed the Future in Tanzania

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One of the ways USAID is feeding the future in Tanzania is through its MKUKUTA program that aims to reduce the percentage of people living below the food and income poverty lines.

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On the Front Lines in Africa

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FrontLines editor shares some of her favorite FrontLines stories about our work in Africa. Read more >>

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A Year of Progress under the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition

One year ago, on the eve of the 2012 G8 Summit, President Obama announced the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, ushering in a new phase of global investment in food security and nutrition. A joint initiative launched under the United States’ G8 Presidency, the New Alliance builds on progress and commitments – both to […]

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Building Capacity: Racking Warehouses in Ethiopia

An Ethiopian warehouse after support from SCMS, USAID and PEPFAR. Photo credit: Jiro Ose, SCMS

Ethiopia will play a large role in meeting the global goal of putting 15 million people on HIV treatment by 2015 and in helping create an AIDS-free generation. Read more >>

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Virginia Tech Students Fight Human Trafficking, One App at a Time

C-TIP Campus Challenge Tech Contest participants meet with Sarah Mendelson, USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance. Photo Credit: USAID

Winners of the Counter-Trafficking in Persons Campus Challenge Tech Contest tell us more about their concepts to help end trafficking. Read more >>

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