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From the Field in Georgia: Collaboration Bears Fruit for Georgian Farmers

Revaz Kokobinadze in his orchard. Kokobinadze is one of the more than 1,000 farmers who will benefit from USAID supported interest-free loans. Photo credit: Deloitte/USAID Economic Prosperity Initiative

USAID has helped establish 50 farmer groups for Georgia’s two leading agricultural exports — mandarins and hazelnuts. Read more >>

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A Quick Guide to Feed the Future’s New Progress Report

Woman in Liberia tends to her plants. Photo credit: Morgana Wingard/ONE

Feed the Future releases its progress report of results achieved in fiscal year 2012. Read more >>

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Financing a Clean Energy Future for India

A woman with phone. Photo credit: USAID

USAID’s Development Credit Authority partners with a clean energy investment fund to build a clean energy future for India. Read more >>

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On the Front Lines in Africa

FrontLines: Spotlight on Africa

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

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Announcing the National Impact Initiative at the UK’s G8 Social Impact Investing Forum

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Yesterday, at the UK’s G8 Social Impact Investing Forum in London, the Administration launched the National Impact Initiative to expand the use of impact investing Read more >>

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Adding It All Up: Crunching Numbers and Saving Dollars

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USAID’s cost-benefit analysis trainings directly impact the effectiveness of host government spending, with the ultimate goal of increasing employment, equity and economic growth. Read more >>

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Facilitating Economic Growth through Infrastructure and Trade

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

On March 29, AA Eric Postel participated in an economic growth roundtable with the Presidents of Malawi, Senegal, and Sierra Leone, and the Prime Minister of Cape Verde, to examine ways to strengthen trade and investment , and improve the countries’ business environments. Read more >>

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A New Investment Model for Afghanistan

Alex Thier is Assistant to the Administrator for Policy, Planning, and Learning

I’m proud to announce that the United States government has signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a new and innovative public-private partnership in Afghanistan with the Aga Khan Foundation. Read more >>

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A Record-Breaking Year for Mobilizing Private Capital for Development

Putting Local Wealth to Work: Development Credit Authority 2012 Portfolio. Photo Credit: USAID.

USAID is enabling private markets in the developing world to provide financing to the people who need it most. Read more >>

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Interagency Panel on Economic Statecraft to Create Competitive Foreign Markets

Eric Postel speaks at the Economic Statecraft panel. Photo Credit: Pat Adams, USAID.

Last Monday, December 10, I had the opportunity to speak at an interagency panel on the topic of Economic Statecraft and Developing Partnerships with the Private Sector. Read more >>

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