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Diaspora Businesses Find Success in Africa and Beyond

Chinwe Ohajuruka, an American educated architect and business women is creating a model for green and affordable housing units in Nigeria.

Want to build a global business? Start it in Africa. A partnership between USAID and Western Union is helping promising entrepreneurs with roots on the continent to build high-impact businesses.

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USAID in the News

USAID news highlights during week of November 4, 2013. Read more >>

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Accelerating Development through Science, Innovation, and Partnership

Rajiv Shah serves as Administrator at USAID

Americans can be proud of USAID’s history of embracing and advancing science, technology, and innovation to create new solutions for age-old challenges. Today, we are building on this legacy with a renewed sense of focus and energy around the world to end extreme poverty. Read more >>

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La Idea Initiative Seeks Entrepreneurs with Business Partnerships in Latin America

Bogota, Colombia is not the only place where La Idea has convened eager entrepreneurs to learn more about its Business Competition. At business advising events it organized throughout the U.S. and Latin America, entrepreneurs have learned about a variety of ways to grow their businesses and partner across borders. Photo credit: La Idea

Last month, La Idea launched the La Idea Business Competition, an opportunity for innovative social entrepreneurs with breakthrough ideas to turn their business visions into reality. Read more >>

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Harnessing the Commitment & Energy of Diaspora Communities to Transform Development

Rajiv Shah serves as Administrator at USAID

The diaspora community has a uniquely important role to play in addressing the challenges of today and shaping a brighter future for tomorrow. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Maura O’Neill Previews the 2013 Global Diaspora Forum

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Starting today, USAID and the State Department will co-host the third annual 2013 Global Diaspora Forum. Read more >>

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Engaging with Arab Americans on Syria

On Friday, September 28, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah traveled to the Arab American National Museum in Michigan to meet with a group of Arab American leaders and tour the museum.

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Mexican Diaspora Leader Gives Back Green

The Impact Blog interviewed Luis Aguirre-Torres, CEO of GreenMomentum and recipient of the White House’s Champion of Change award. Read more >>

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An “IdEA” That Runs Deep: Engaging America’s Diaspora Communities

The U.S. Department of State, and IdEA host the second Global Diaspora Forum, an annual celebration of America’s diaspora communities, July 25-26. Read more >>

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Pioneering African Entrepreneurship on Display at Diaspora Marketplace

At the second African Diaspora Marketplace (ADM II) at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., participants showcased their promising ideas for businesses to create employment and strengthen trade in emerging markets in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more >>

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