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Archives for 2013

FrontLines Year in Review: Fighting Modern Day Slavery

Since 2005, USAID and the Government of Bangladesh have collaborated to address human trafficking on two fronts: by preventing it and by alleviating the suffering of its victims. Read more >>

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FrontLines Year in Review: Children’s Saviors on the Front Lines

Front-line health workers are the first and often the only link to health care for millions of children in the developing world. Read more >>

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FrontLines Year in Review: A Right to Land

Property rights are proving to be a solid foundation for economic empowerment for individuals, corporations and nations, and a potential solution to shore up food security in developing countries. Read more >>

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FrontLines Year in Review: Aligning the Goals of Development and Business

In the five decades since President John F. Kennedy asked Congress to create the U.S. Agency for International Development, the development landscape has changed tremendously. One of the most powerful changes is the growing role of the private sector. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Farming Grapes in Afghanistan

Over 22 varieties of grapes were planted on the Afghan’s Ministry of Agriculture’s research farm to establish a grape foundation nursery. USAID-funded projects introduced trellising, a practice that increases the quality of grapes and overall yields.

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FrontLines Year in Review: Beyond Port-au-Prince

The United States and Haitian Governments aim to develop areas outside the country’s overcrowded capital, catalyzing growth in the north. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Cash and Carry with the World Food Programme in Zimbabwe

In parts of Zimbabwe where market conditions allow, the World Food Programme is arranging for cash to be given to those in need. Read more >>

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Judicial Reform and Economic Growth in the Philippines

Chief Justice Sereno is a key voice calling for the development of a strong and stable judiciary in the Philippines that creates a platform for continued investment and confidence in the country’s economy. Read more >>

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FrontLines Year in Review: Apps for Afghanistan

With an explosion in mobile phones, USAID engages Afghanistan’s best and brightest to grow mobile money. Read more >>

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Communication is Aid: Old and New Technologies Make Aid More Effective

Participants of the ‘Communication is Aid: Humanitarian, Media and Technology Collaboration’ event, held in Nairobi, Kenya in early December discuss how communication is used as aid. Read more >>

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