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Building Skills and Promoting Collaboration among the Middle East and North Africa’s Budding Journalists

Journalists from Jordan, Lebanon and Morocco discuss a collaborative research project at a regional training program organized by USAID and ICFJ in Rabat, Morocco. (Photo: Frank Folwell, ICFJ)

The success of the democratic transitions underway around the Middle East and North Africa will depend on well-informed voters educated by a professional and objective media.

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USAID and INGOs – Traveling a New Path Together

The landscape of international development, and the architecture of aid that has traditionally underpinned it, have shifted significantly over the last decade. In 2012, official development assistance (ODA) from members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the OECD comprised less than 10 percent of the international resource flows into developing countries. Development has become […]

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Access to Water Empowers Women in Morocco’s Middle Atlas

Increased access to water changes women and girls' lives in Morocco. Photo credit: USAID

By working directly with local partners, our assistance is amplified far beyond the water tap. Read more >>

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A Renewed Focus on Institutional Strengthening in Kenya

Lisa McGregor-Mirghani, Local Capacity Team Lead for USAID in Kenya, speaking at the Institutional Strengthening Symposium in Nairobi. Photo credit: USAID

Kenya’s major reforms include a devolved government in which civil society organizations have an enhanced contribution to strengthening health and social systems. Read more >>

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What Do Walmart and USAID Have In Common?

(from L-TO-R) Mike Duke, President & CEO, Walmart; Dan Bartlett, Executive VP of Corporate Affairs, Walmart; Rajiv Shah, Administrator, USAID. Photo credit: USGLC

Today Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and USAID signed a new global Memorandum of Understanding to help farmers and women contribute to the economic development of their communities. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

The results of the American doctors' visit were given to Alan Gross's wife, Judy, seen here, and the rest of his family. Photo credit: CNN

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of August 12, 2013. Read more >>

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Opening the Door to USAID: A Conversation with InsideNGO

Alison  N. Smith (left), executive director of the advocacy group InsideNGO, asks questions of the USAID panel.
From left: Aman Djahanbani, senior procurement executive and director of the Office of Acquisition & Assistance;
Angelique Crumbly, assistant administrator for the Bureau for Management; and Susan Reichle, counselor to the
Agency. Photo credit: USAID

Senior procurement executive sums up the conversations held at the InsideNGO Annual Conference. Read more >>

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2014 Budget Affirms Commitment to End Extreme Poverty and Strengthen Reforms

Chuck Cooper serves as assistant administrator in Legislative & Public Affairs

Under the President’s budget, USAID will continue to strengthen our reform efforts. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Delivering Clear, Compelling, Measurable Results

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Last month, Adminstrator Shah discussed the results of the 2013 USAID Forward Progress Report in Washington. Read more >>

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The Final 1,000 Days of the MDGs: Accelerating Progress and Working to End Extreme Poverty

Joytara, one of the women whose life has been changed for the better through Bangladesh’s “Jita” Rural Sales Programme, which generates income and employment opportunities for the rural poor. Photo credit: Kathryn Richards, CARE

Today we mark an important milestone: 1,000 days left until the end date of the Millennium Development Goals. Read more >>

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