The DRG Center is using the Global Development Lab’s new Development Innovation Accelerator to do better, more innovative programming. In September 2014, President Obama charged USAID with developing six networked regional civil society innovation centers all over the world. USAID used the DIA to have a huge co-creation meeting with over 60 stakeholders to co-design the initiative.
Tag archives for USAID
The world’s 232 million migrant workers bring wealth, infrastructure and services to a globalizing world. But they also fall outside of human rights norms and are often victims of exploitation. Read how USAID has elevated the profile of some of the world’s most invisible workers.
“Death is always difficult,” said Elizabeth Stevens, a nurse from Freetown, Sierra Leone.
At her new job, Stevens is forced to confront this stark reality every day, and in a way that she never has before.
USAID’s renewed focus on data-driven analysis, particularly cost-benefit analysis, and the resulting collaboration with Feed the Future are bearing fruit for USAID beneficiaries.
USAID gender chief Susan Markham shares stories of her recent trip to the West Bank and why improving opportunities for women and girls is the key for a brighter future for all.
December 10 marks International Human Rights Day and the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. USAID joins the world and all those who struggle for the realization and protection of their human rights.
This week we mark World AIDS Day. Appropriately, it occurs during the Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Though not always self-evident, the connection is clear.
The 2014 U.N. climate conference has kicked off in Lima, Peru, and negotiators are working hard to reach agreement on global climate targets. Tune in to three key events to show off some of the ground-breaking work U.S. Government agencies are doing on climate change.
We know that good nutrition improves health, saves lives and builds prosperity. We know what to do but not how to do it. There are bottlenecks to scaling up nutrition. It’s time to invest in a new kind of science—implementation science—to help tell us how to deliver nutrition interventions to everyone who needs them.
Today is the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. USAID and Special Olympics demonstrate the power of partnering to use sport to transform lives.