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This year’s Nobel laureates in medicine, announced on Monday, developed therapies that have revolutionized the treatment of some of the most devastating diseases caused by parasites. USAID relies on these medicines to protect millions of people at risk.
Climate change may well be the defining issue of this century. Read the latest issue of FrontLines to learn how USAID is helping people in developing countries prepare, adapt and ultimately thrive in the midst of rising temperatures and unpredictable weather patterns.
It is through USAID’s approach to development that we can prevent the underlying causes of discontent — such as social and economic marginalization, unaccountable governance, and inadequate institutions — from turning into radicalization.
This is the perfect year for a transformation in the foreign aid business. As world leaders nail down the Global Goals, it is a key moment to underline strategies for progress to ensure the international community permanently modernizes its approach to development.
In some parts of the world, being deaf can mean being cut off from education and left without alternative options. USAID is committed to changing that, working to make sure every child can learn, grow and be empowered.
We’re talking about parrots on Talk Like a Pirate Day! Parrots are more than just eye candy and pirate paraphernalia. Parrots ensure forests grow, help communities develop eco-tourism, and serve as symbols of national pride.
For over 15 years, USAID has played an integral role in modernizing the judicial sector in Guatemala, a continued commitment that has made it possible for the country’s leaders to be held accountable for their actions.
NASA and USAID have accomplished a lot together. Learn more about how the SERVIR partnership uses satellite images to help people solve local challenges.
Around the world, USAID is leveraging increasingly affordable technologies to improve access to information for citizens even in the most repressive countries, helping create space for civil society to develop.
From Iraq to Pakistan to Nigeria, groups like the Islamic State and Boko Haram are winning the war for women’s hearts and minds — and it’s time to stop it.