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Archives for 2013

Working Together to Feed the World and Protect the Planet

The first Earth Day celebration, 43 years ago, began a movement to create awareness about the need to protect the world’s natural resources so they can be enjoyed by generations to come. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Education in Ghana

USAID Ghana is committed to cutting illiteracy in half in the next 5 years. Read more >>

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Kazakhstan: Preserving Asia’s Bread Basket

Changes in the price and availability of wheat can have significant impacts on food security in the five Central Asian Republics and Afghanistan. Read more >>

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Non-hormonal Methods of Contraception Meet Need in DRC

USAID programs have worked to meet the needs of women in the DRC by expanding access to a wide range of family planning choices Read more >>

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Educate Girls, Develop Nations

Education is a silver bullet for empowering women and girls worldwide. Read more >>

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New Learn-to-Read Method in Yemen Shows Early Promise

USAID’s partnership with Yemen’s Ministry of Education and local governments is making education more accessible to Yemeni children. Read more >>

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Improving Education in South Sudan

With USAID assistance, primary school enrollment in South Sudan has increased from approximately 300,000 students in 2000 to 1.4 million in 2012. Read more >>

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In Congo, Helping Children Catch Up in the Classroom

International Rescue Committee and USAID are helping 1,100 boys and girls in Congo catch up on their studies at the primary level and work toward admissions to secondary school. Read more >>

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Tracking Tigers for Conservation

Over the last two years, the USAID-funded “Nepal Tiger Genome Project” has used an innovative genetic technology to track, identify and protect the remaining 125 tigers in Nepal. Read more >>

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#AskUSAID @RajShah Twitter Chat on the Future of #FoodAid

On April 15, USAID Administrator @RajShah participated in a Twitter chat to answer YOUR questions on the proposed Food Aid Reform in President Obama’s 2014 Proposed Budget. Read more >>

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