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10 Ways the U.S. Government is Fighting Global Climate Change (that you’ve never heard about)

Photo Credit: Daniel Byers, SkyShip Films 2011

Fighting lake burst in Nepal, using Nasa data to monitor forest cover, building climate smart cities in coastal Asia. Read about these and other ways the U.S. Government is hard at work helping protect our planet and the billions of people who share it.

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Adventures in Wildlife Screening: Monitoring Wildlife Farms to Prevent Disease

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Recognizing the potential threat of new pandemics, USAID partners with Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to build capacity for monitoring diseases in wildlife farms.

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Video of the Week: Partnering to Feed the Future in Ethiopia

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As part of USAID’s 52nd birthday celebration, we highlight one partnership that is helping to improve nutrition in Ethiopia. Read more >>

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From the Field in Pakistan: The Cattle Whisperer

Livestock extension worker Bushra Yasmeen poses in her clinic in Pir Mahal in Pakistan’s Punjab province. Bushra received training and basic supplies from USAID’s Dairy Project 
Photo credit: USAID Dairy Project

In rural areas of Pakistan, USAID is improving animal health-care services in 1,500 villages in the Punjab by providing support and guidance to women. Read more >>

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Who Stole My Cow? Open Data and Praedial Larceny

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Relevant and timely access to data for not only policy makers and data scientists, but also farmers, innovators and other intermediaries, will help create the solutions needed to prevent threats to food security. Read more >>

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USAID Supports Rural Pakistani Women Farmers

The Rural Livelihood Development Program in Balochistan built the capacity of 50 female community organizations to increase crop and livestock productivity, improve on-farm water management, and foster improved market linkages for agricultural inputs and outputs. The program also provides institutional capacity building to 200 community organizations which train women in entrepreneurial skills, improved marketing, and […]

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