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Video of the Week: Clean Kumasi: Digital Tools to Transform Urban Waste Management

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This video shows the IDEO.org and WSUP teams in action, and the lessons learned from rural community-led total sanitation efforts. Read more >>

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NEWEST Rice Marks Latest Milestone

Researchers in Uganda plant seeds in the first ever confined field trials of genetically engineered rice in Africa. Photo Credit: Jimmy Lamo, NACRRI

Feed the Future partners from U.S. and international research communities and the private sector have teamed up to apply these tools to common challenges faced by millions of rice farmers throughout Africa. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Education in Ghana

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USAID Ghana is committed to cutting illiteracy in half in the next 5 years. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

USAID celebrates International Women's Day. Photo credit: USAID

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of March 11, 2013. Read more >>

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Innovation That’s Making a Difference: Integrated Pest Management in South Asia

Marty McVey learns more about the IPM Innovation Lab's work in tomato grafting with Rangaswamy Muniappan of Virginia Tech. Photo credit: Marty McVey

Hon. Marty McVey, member of USAID’s Board for International Food and Agricultural Development visited food security projects in India, Bangladesh and Nepal. Read more >>

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Boosting Women’s Entrepreneurship Via Mobile Money

A woman sells prepaid mobile phone airtime credits. Photo Credit: Devex.

The U.S. Agency for International Development and Cherie Blair Foundation for Women have joined forces for an innovative project to maximize mobile financial service opportunities for women entrepreneurs Read more >>

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Live at UNGA – Day Three

Day three at UNGA included two marquee events spotlighting progress to date on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.

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Championing a Food-Secure Future

And as the Olympics draw to a close, the UK, which takes presidency of the G8 next year, is hosting a Global Hunger Event to channel the Olympic spirit to inspire us all to remember that all children deserve a chance to achieve their dreams. Read more >>

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Something to Celebrate in Ghana

Jeffrey Rowland is the Director of Media and Communications at GAVI alliance. This piece originally appeared in the GAVI Alliance blog. Under the sweltering sun in Accra’s immense Independence Square, hundreds of Ghanaian mothers and their newborn babies gathered this morning with the country’s First Lady, Ministry of Health officials, my boss GAVI Alliance CEO […]

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Administrator Shah Meets with President of Ghana

Administrator Shah met with the President of Ghana, John Atta Mills to highlight USAID strong commitment to Ghana’s Partnership for Growth (PfG) and agricultural development through the Feed the Future (FtF) initiative. Feed the Future, is the U.S. government’s global hunger and food security initiative. USAID and the Ghanaian government are working together to generate […]

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