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La Idea Initiative Seeks Entrepreneurs with Business Partnerships in Latin America

Bogota, Colombia is not the only place where La Idea has convened eager entrepreneurs to learn more about its Business Competition. At business advising events it organized throughout the U.S. and Latin America, entrepreneurs have learned about a variety of ways to grow their businesses and partner across borders. Photo credit: La Idea

Last month, La Idea launched the La Idea Business Competition, an opportunity for innovative social entrepreneurs with breakthrough ideas to turn their business visions into reality. Read more >>

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A Roadside Attraction in Djibouti: Community and Condoms at the SafeTStop

Zahra Daher and Hussein Houmed, founders of the PK-12 SafeTStop. Photo credit: Carole Douglis, USAID/East Africa

A center for recreation and HIV education in Ethiopia, called”SafeTStop,” features testing and treatment on the premises. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: LiveatState on USAID in Africa

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Last week USAID Administrator Shah participated in a LiveAtState virtual press conference where we talked about his trip to Africa with President Obama. Read more >>

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Pledge Guarantee for Health: Working Better, Faster and Smarter

Aron Betru, Managing Director of Pledge Guarantee for Health, left, and Dr. Raj Shah, Administrator USAID, right, sign the new guarantee agreement between USAID, Swedish SIDA and Pledge Guarantee for Health. Photo credit: USAID

Pledge Guarantee for Health allows countries to accelerate delivery of, and access to, necessary health commodities. Read more >>

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A Quick Guide to Feed the Future’s New Progress Report

Woman in Liberia tends to her plants. Photo credit: Morgana Wingard/ONE

Feed the Future releases its progress report of results achieved in fiscal year 2012. Read more >>

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How Better-Trained Farmers are Slowing Brazil’s Deforestation

Imazon has trained Brazilian cattle farmers to use their pastures more efficiently, reducing the need to cut down trees to clear land. Photo credit: Lou Gold/Flickr

In partnership with Mercy Corps and the Skoll Foundation, USAID along with Imazon, is proving that environmental sustainability, economic growth, land rights and good governance can actually go together. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Our New Partnership for Global Development Innovation Ventures

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Administrator Shah discusses a new partnership for Global Development Innovation Ventures with DFID – UK Department for International Development & Omidyar Network. Read more >>

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New ACVFA Working Group to Broaden Feed the Future’s Impact

Administrator Shah delivers remarks at the ACVFA public meeting on June 12, 2013. Photo credit: Pat Adams, USAID

Last week Administrator Shah joined the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA) to launch a working group focused on civil society collaboration under the Feed the Future initiative. Read more >>

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Accounting for Tomorrow: Partnerships for a Better World

Members of Devex's Strategic Advisory Council meet with USAID Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg and  IDEADeputy Director Ricardo Michel at its inaugural meeting. Photo credit: Pat Adams, USAID

Devex Impact enables partnership builders to connect with peers across industries and disciplines to build the partnerships of tomorrow. Read more >>

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SPRING to Better Nutrition Across the Globe

Amanda Pomeroy is a Research & Evaluation Advisor for the SPRING Project. Photo credit: SPRING

Maternal undernutrition is correlated with the risk of developing nutrition related non-communicable diseases later in life. Read more >>

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