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In its “The Caucus” blog, the New York Times reports, “One of the world’s largest food companies offered its support on Wednesday for changes to the way the United States provides food aid to developing countries.”

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A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of May 6, 2013. Read more >>

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A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of April 29, 2013. Read more >>

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A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of April 22, 2013. Read more >>

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Weekly Briefing (8/4/2012 – 8/10/2012) August 6: ABC News featured a blog post on Secretary Clinton’s recent trip to Malawi, where she met with local farmers at the Lumbadzi Milk Bulking Group, established as part of the Feed the Future initiative. Clinton spoke with a farmer who received a cow from USAID several years ago. With revenue from […]

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Weekly Briefing (7/30/2012 – 8/3/2012) July 31: In a Huffington Post blog entry, Josh Harris of International Medical Corps UK discussed a collaborative project with USAID in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where the organizations are using soccer to teach teen girls lessons about peace and change attitudes on violence. In a region at the center of one of […]

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Weekly Briefing (7/23/2012 – 7/27/2012) July 23: In The Wall Street Journal’s CIO Journal blog, Citi strategic adviser Irving Wladawsky-Berger highlighted a USAID-Citi partnership designed to accelerate the adoption of mobile money services in developing countries. Wladawsky-Berger discusses the role chief information officers can play in the transition to mobile money, saying, “The digital technology revolution that has been transforming just about every aspect […]

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Weekly Briefing (7/16/2012 – 7/20/2012) July 17: In an op-ed appearing in The Hill, Save the Children CEO and President Carolyn Miles and The Coca-Cola Company Senior Vice President Clyde Tuggle discussed the economic and national security benefits of international development. The executives stated that growing new markets and building stable societies will help American businesses and development […]

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Weekly Briefing (7/9/2012 – 7/13/2012) July 9: In advance of World Population Day on July 11 and the London Summit on Family Planning to begin the same day, the Financial Times reported on efforts to provide reproductive health services to women worldwide. According to the report, approximately 215 million women in developing nations who are seeking contraception cannot […]

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Weekly Briefing (4/9/2012 – 4/13/2012) April 9: Returning from a recent trip to Ethiopia, USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah told Voice of America that assistance to the country’s health sector has saved thousands of children’s lives. “Because of those joint partnerships that we have had for years and years, last year, we now know, that […]

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