In partnership with Skoll World Foundation, Forbes published an interview with Dr. Ariel Pablos-Mendez on ending preventable child deaths. Dr. Ariel Pablos-Mendez is USAID’s Assistant Administrator for Global Health and gave insight to questions such as “How does child survival fit into the larger USAID global health strategy?”

After the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid’s quarterly public meeting on Tuesday, Devex published an article regarding the U.S. Agency for International Development’s global food security initiative, Feed the Future.  As its own members noted, the purpose of the event was not to declare its intentions, but open dialogue for goal-setting in order for the working group to hear from the very civil society partners it seeks to engage.

Coumbayel Coulibaly displays the fruits of the harvest in Senegal. Photo credit: USAID/PCE

The Feed the Future Issue of FrontLines was launched online, including an original podcast focusing on agricultural technologies and based on interviews with USAID’s top researchers and scientists. The podcast has been sent to the IIP network for distribution as well as Voice of America.  In the upcoming weeks, LPA will roll out a social media strategy and toolkit to promote the Frontlines content through our various domestic and international channels.

Annette Makino of Internews published a piece in the Huffington Post previewing the photo exhibit “Pakistan Through our Eyes,” which is supported by the Agency. The exhibit had a high-level event at the U.S. Institute of Peace on Wednesday, June 12, organized by Internews, National Geographic and the U.S. Agency for International Development.