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Using Local Systems to Achieve Development Goals

A woman eats rice a on a street in Rangoon

USAID puts forth a vision of development that’s locally owned, locally led & locally sustained.

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A “Conference of Parties” to Face Climate Change

Eric Postel is assistant administrator the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education and Environment

Assistant Administrator Eric Postel reflects on USAID’s participation in the “Conference of Parties,” a collaboration of nations to address global climate change issues. Read more >>

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Planting the Seeds of Sustainability in South Sudan

A farmer inspects his crops. Photo credit: Sait Mboob

Small sums can generate big returns—in this case for both South Sudanese farmers and USAID. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Market Linkages in Bangladesh

Bangladesh

USAID has worked with the Government of Bangladesh and local communities to better manage and conserve Bangladesh’s natural resources and biodiversity since 1998. Read more >>

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LAUNCH: Addressing Development Problems Through Systems Innovation and Collaboration Across Boundaries

Will Schmitt

To mark the start of an exciting new phase of LAUNCH and to celebrate our success, we provide a short overview for those not familiar with the program. Read more >>

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Let’s Hear it for Sustainable Tourism: A Photo Essay

By David Chalmers, Natural Resources Officer, USAID/Southern Africa “Let’s hear it for Mozambique, let’s hear it for sustainable tourism!” crowds chanted at the opening of the Lake Niassa Reserve. USAID has worked in partnership with the government of Mozambique, the World Wildlife Fund, and the Coca-Cola Company to protect the species and natural habitats of […]

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The Keys to Sustainability: Capacity Building and Country Ownership

Dr. Montague Demment is Associate Vice President for International Development at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), and professor of ecology at the University of California, Davis. This item was originally posted on Agrilinks. The big question for us all: How do we make agricultural development work and work sustainably? Perhaps the most […]

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Evaluating U.S. Foreign Assistance to Afghanistan

In the last decade, Afghanistan has made some dramatic development achievements. Read more >>

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Introducing the NGO Sustainability Index for Sub-Saharan Africa

Non-governmental organizations play a crucial role in countries across sub-Saharan Africa. Read more >>

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