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Local Development Solutions: A Destination, Not A Doctrine

Click on image to view the report. Photo credit: ODI

Localizing aid is not the only way to strengthen state systems, but it is a crucial tool in donor toolboxes Read more >>

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Srebrenica Smiles

David Barth serves as Mission Director to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mission Director to Bosnia and Herzegovina recounts a special day for the community of Srebrenica, a remote town in Bosnia. Read more >>

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A True Data Revolution

Tony Pippa is Deputy Assistant to the Administrator for the Bureau of Policy, Planning and Learning

“A true data revolution” is necessary if we are to eradicate extreme poverty as part of the next generation of Millennium Development Goals. Read more >>

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Keeping our Promise on Aid Transparency

With today’s unprecedented release of new financial data on the Foreign Assistance Dashboard, you can see timely information about what, where, how and with whom we spend our development dollars.

I am proud to announce a significant step forward in our efforts to deliver development results more transparently and effectively than ever before. For the first time ever, you can visit the Foreign Assistance Dashboard and check out how our partners have spent our dollars.

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Glass Half Full in this “Almost Revolution”

Larry Garber

Larry Garber recaps two panel discussions organized by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace last week that addressed important development issues. Read more >>

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USAID In the News

Administrator Shah addresses President of Somalia. Photo credit: USAID

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of February 18, 2013. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

Weekly Briefing (6/6/2011–6/10/2011) June 14 Numerous media outlets covered the GAVI summit that was held in London. The coverage concentrated on the fact that the international vaccine organization exceeded its fundraising goal.  The Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report and The UK’s Daily Mail highlighted USAID and included quotes from USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah. […]

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Evaluating U.S. Foreign Assistance to Afghanistan

In the last decade, Afghanistan has made some dramatic development achievements. Read more >>

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