Scientists warn that, by the year 2030, virtually all coral reefs in the Coral Triangle Region will be threatened by ocean warming and acidification, and human activities. Read more >>
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Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), with partners Qtel Group and AusAID, announced the winners of the GSMA mWomen Design Challenge, which aims to redefine the smartphone user experience for resource-poor women in emerging markets. The GSMA mWomen Design Challenge was created to simplify the smartphone user interface to help overcome reading and technical literacy [...]
Great progress is being made toward achieving the Millenium Development Goals, and the global community can be inspired by the innovations and successes we are seeing around the world.
I am excited to have just returned from the kick-off of the Equal Futures Partnership to expand women’s opportunities around the world. The event was held in New York City and part of a number of events USAID is participating in during the United Nations General Assembly this week.
Dina, age 27, delivered her first baby Diandra at an Indonesian hospital in Central Java. Hospital staff kept Diandra away from her mother in the newborn care unit and fed her formula until they deemed Dina ready and strong enough to feed the baby. Diandra fell sick with severe diarrhea and died at the hospital [...]
James Fleming is the Division Director for Asia, Latin America, and Europe, Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance. In this next Pounds of Prevention installment, we travel to Indonesia to look at how the country’s disaster management readiness has evolved in recent years. Against the backdrop of a powerful earthquake and aftershock recently occurring off the [...]
The facilities were impeccable, the students were learning from enthusiastic teachers, and the school had the strong support of parents and its surrounding community. This is not a school in the United States, but rather the school I’m describing is the Sedati Gede 2 primary school, located in Sidoarjo district in the Indonesian province of [...]