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Video: Ghanaian Town Takes on Malaria

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One of the most effective methods the United States supports to fight malaria around the world is spraying homes in the areas where the mosquitos live with an insecticide – delivering a knock-out punch to the pesky population. This video shows how one community in Ghana is mobilizing against malaria.

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Video of the Week: USAID and Nelson Mandela

Mandela Announcing a Partnership with USAID on AIDS

In this week’s Video of the Week, we highlight Nelson Mandela’s announcement on the AIDS Response Partnership, Durban in 2000 with USAID.

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Video of the Week: President Obama Speaks on Food Security

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During his trip to Africa, President Obama spoke about the need to confront chronic hunger, making a plea for long-term food security. Read more >>

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Healthy People, Healthy Environment: Family Planning and Integrated Development in Tanzania

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Filmed in the northern coastal region of Tanzania, the short documentary “Healthy People, Healthy Environment” showcases an innovative approach to development Read more >>

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USAID Announces #Popcorn + International Development Winners

At the end of January, we asked our partners for videos that showcased the creative ways digital space is used for development, and you delivered. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: USAID Participates in Social Media Week

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For the first time, USAID will participate in Social Media Week. In this week’s Video of the Week, Administrator Raj Shah talks about the importance of social media to further international development goals. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Reaching Farmers Where it is Needed Most

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Video of the Week: A video put together by the FEPROMAS team, a Senegalese farming federation, for USAID’s Fostering Agriculture Competitiveness Employing Information Communication Technologies project. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Irrigating Market Gardens in Senegal

USAID’s Senegal mission has been working with local farmers and craftsmen in Fatick, Senegal to help increase both vegetable production and the local economy.

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Video Workshops and Toolkit Offer Crash Course to Agriculture Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

Inexpensive video production has become a viable way for agricultural organizations to communicate with beneficiaries, donors, and the public. And it’s not just posting on YouTube. Devices such as handheld projectors and tablet computers have come down in price, enabling practitioners to disseminate to farmers in rural areas with minimal technology. Social networks – just […]

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Avoiding Future Famines: We Have the Tools

The Horn of Africa is facing the worst drought in 60 years, with famine now affecting parts of Somalia. It doesn’t have to be this way. Droughts are cyclical and will continue to occur. They don’t have to lead to famine. We have the tools and can lead the way to helping ensure communities are […]

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