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A “Conference of Parties” to Face Climate Change

Eric Postel is assistant administrator the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education and Environment

Assistant Administrator Eric Postel reflects on USAID’s participation in the “Conference of Parties,” a collaboration of nations to address global climate change issues. Read more >>

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Reclaiming Refuse to Help Generate Reliable Power

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Energy and agriculture are closely linked: reliable access to affordable power is a key component to developing a country’s agriculture sector Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Adapting to Melting Glaciers: A Partnership Approach

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Through the USAID-supported High Mountain Partnership, Peru and Nepal are addressing the impacts and risks of rapidly melting glaciers in high mountain areas. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

Food distribution in Haiti. Photo credit:  Osterman

USAID news highlights during week of October 21, 2013. Read more >>

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Behind the Scenes: Interview with Andrew Hoell on Dryness Conditions in East Africa

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In this edition of our “Behind the Scenes” Interview blog series, we chat with Dr. Andrew Hoell on dryness conditions in East Africa and the impact of climate change on food and water security. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of September 16, 2013.

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From the Field in Timor-Leste: Giving Communities a Voice in Conservation

Ruy Pinto, a representative from the Coral Triangle Support Partnership, shows fisherman Feliz Fernandes how to use dive equipment during a community meeting in Manatuto. Photo credit: Cristovão Guterres, USAID/Timor-Leste

Through the Coral Triangle Support Partnership, USAID is supporting Timor-Leste’s efforts to anticipate and adapt to climate change and natural disasters, especially in coastal communities. Read more >>

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PEER Program Impact: Addressing Global Coral Reef Health through Science and Collaboration

Yellow band disease in Wanci Island. Photo credit: Courtney Crouch

In recent years coral reefs have increasingly come under threat from climate change, overfishing, pollution and disease. To tackle complex global issues such as this, USAID is tapping into the vast potential of the science and technology sector.

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Photo of the Week: Market Linkages in Bangladesh

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USAID has worked with the Government of Bangladesh and local communities to better manage and conserve Bangladesh’s natural resources and biodiversity since 1998. Read more >>

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West African Nations Unite to Build Coastal Resilience to Climate Change

Panel discussion with representatives from Ghana, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire. Photo credit: Adiza Ama Owusu

In June, government officials from 11 West African nations kicked off a regional coordination effort to reduce vulnerability to climate change. Read more >>

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