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Archives for 2013

USAID Welcomes Secretary of State John Kerry

This morning, USAID hosted Secretary of State John Kerry for his first visit with USAID staff at the Ronald Reagan Building. Read more >>

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Meeting the President’s Challenge to End Extreme Poverty

We are advancing President Obama’s critical agenda to eradicate the scourge of extreme poverty through Feed the Future, the President’s signature global hunger and food security initiative. Read more >>

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Getting to Zero and Eliminating Extreme Poverty

During his State of the Union address, the President articulated a vision that represented one of the clearest, most direct calls to development action in recent years. At USAID, we’ve spent considerable time analyzing what it would take to eradicate extreme poverty. Read more >>

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Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention: Introducing Our 1st Round of Winners

In the fall, Humanity United partnered with USAID to launch the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention. We are incredibly excited to announce the winners of the first round of the Challenge. Read more >>

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Flower Power: How Your Valentine’s Day Bouquet is Helping Fight Poverty

Besides showing your special Valentine that you care, flowers are also an important commodity that is changing the lives of Kenyan farmers and improving their food security. Read more >>

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Q&A with the U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, Mari Carmen Aponte

U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, Mari Carmen Aponte, answers questions about the new partnership to combat citizen insecurity and strengthen municipal responses to crime and violence in 50 dangerous communities in El Salvador. Read more >>

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FrontLines Releases January/February 2013 Issue

Read the latest edition of USAID’s FrontLines to learn how the Agency is helping communities become more resilient to new and long standing crises, and how training to journalists and media organizations in developing countries helps create well-informed citizens. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Building Peace Along Borders in East Africa

USAID has supported peace-building along Kenya’s northern borders for over a decade. Read more >>

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USAID Promotes Good Farming Practices in Azerbaijan

For the last couple of years, USAID has been supporting pomegranate farmers and processors with technical assistance and training. Read more >>

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Success in India Paramount to Ending Preventable Child Deaths Globally

As I told DevEx during India’s Call to Action Summit, “success in India is paramount to see the global success and vision of ending preventable child deaths in this generation.” Read more >>

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