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USAID Fosters Grassroots Innovation in Zambia

Attendees at the International Development Design Summit have one thing in common: a desire to improve lives through technology and innovation. Read more >>

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Road to Impact: A Small Business Journey with USAID

Small business owner Arnoise Clerveaux (in back) sits in her shop in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, on March 24, 2011. Photo credit: Kendra Helmer/USAID

Social Impact, recipient of the 2012 USAID Small Business of Year Award, offers tips for growing your small business with USAID. Read more >>

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“How to Work with USAID” 101

Honduras: Improved Agricultural Diversification Assist in Econom

A small business partner offers tips to other organizations interested in working with USAID. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: USAID Participates in Social Media Week

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For the first time, USAID will participate in Social Media Week. In this week’s Video of the Week, Administrator Raj Shah talks about the importance of social media to further international development goals. Read more >>

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USAID Welcomes Secretary of State John Kerry

Administrator Rajiv Shah welcomes Secretary of State John Kerry to USAID. Photo credit: Pat Adams, USAID

This morning, USAID hosted Secretary of State John Kerry for his first visit with USAID staff at the Ronald Reagan Building. Read more >>

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Call for Video Submissions: Social Media + Development

Making All Voices Count (MAVC) supports innovative solutions and harness new technologies to help grow the global movement for open government, transparency and accountability. Photo credit: USAID

USAID invites development partners to showcase work in using social media for development through video at our #Popcorn + International Development event on February 21 during Social Media Week. Read more >>

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FrontLines Year in Review: Aligning the Goals of Development and Business

Dr. Maura O'Neill is the chief innovation officer and senior counselor to the administrator at USAID.

In the five decades since President John F. Kennedy asked Congress to create the U.S. Agency for International Development, the development landscape has changed tremendously. One of the most powerful changes is the growing role of the private sector. Read more >>

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Ask the Celebrity: PSI Ambassador Mandy Moore on International Development Efforts

At the Frontiers in Development forum we had the opportunity to sit down back-stage with PSI Healthy Lives Ambassador and singer Mandy Moore and get her thoughts on international development. Below are our questions and her video answers.  Q:”What would you tell young people that want to get involved in international development?”    Q: As a non-traditional […]

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