Last month I visited USAID’s West Bank and Gaza Mission and witnessed how our diverse programs bring tangible benefits to the lives of Palestinians. I came away from another whirlwind visit certain that USAID’s work helps build the foundation for peace.
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Just weeks into my new assignment in Timor-Leste, I was thrilled to be traveling with a group of colleagues to the country’s remote exclave of Oecusse. By catching a ride on a UN helicopter, our team was able to cut out nearly a day of travel, including clearing the four border checkpoints required to make […]
Angela Stephens is a Development Outreach and Communications Officer in the Africa Bureau. USAID on June 14 convened a discussion in Washington with representatives of the World Bank, the Departments of Treasury and Commerce, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Citibank, the Corporate Council on Africa, and the Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS) to discuss investment […]
USAID brought electricity to two key towns in southern Sudan in February— Maridi in Western Equatoria and Kapoeta in Eastern Equatoria—as part of USAID’s effort to provide basic infrastructure to the underdeveloped and war-affected region. Electric power in the two towns will improve community security and the ability of local merchants to conduct business; will […]
Submitted by Paul Weisenfeld As the U.S. Government works closely with the Government and people of Haiti to rebuild their country, we’re seeing encouraging signs of progress that reflect the resilience of the Haitian people. For example, together with the Haitian Government and the international community, we’ve removed over 881,000 cubic meters of rubble through […]