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USAID in the News

Coumbayel Coulibaly displays the fruits of the harvest in Senegal. Photo credit: USAID/PCE

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of June 10, 2013. Read more >>

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Shah: In defense of smart foreign assistance

As featured on CNN’s Global Public Square This week more than 2,000 government, civil society and private sector leaders have gathered in Busan, South Korea with one goal: to improve the quality and effectiveness of development aid. The setting is especially significant; 50 years ago, South Korea was largely a country of peasant farmers. It […]

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USAID in the News

Weekly Briefing (10/10/2011 – 10/14/2011) October 8: Over the weekend, The New York Times published an editorial supporting the budgets for the State Department and foreign aid. “Savings squeezed from the State Department and foreign aid — which together are less than a tenth of the basic Pentagon budget — would be a tiny share […]

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A Look Back at our 25th Anniversary: Foreign Aid Helps Developing World

Featured in the 1986 December edition of Frontlines “No other program rivals AID’s global accomplishments.  Twenty-five years have given us confidence in people in less developed countries and in our ability to help them solve their problems and live better lives,” Administrator Peter McPherson declared before a National Press Club audience in Washington, D.C., Nov. […]

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USAID In the News (1/24/2011–1/28/2011)

January 24: In an exclusive interview with Foreign Policy’s “The Cable” blog, USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah responded to calls from Republicans in Congress to cut development and foreign aid, stating it would undermine US national security. Shah explained that it would not only put USAID’s reforms in jeopardy, but have “real and drastic negative […]

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Telling the USAID Story

Every day, USAID talks to the families around the world receiving our aid and who are recipients of our programs. Read more >>

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USAID Assistance in Pakistan

The USAID handshake is an enduring symbol of America’s support for Pakistan. Read more >>

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