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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of August 12, 2013. Read more >>

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From the Field in Afghanistan: Children Teaching Their Elders

In Afghanistan, children are drivers of campaigns that teach elders about social responsibilities. Read more >>

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FrontLines Releases Special Issue on USAID Results

Read the latest edition of USAID’s FrontLines for a special issue reviewing 20 projects the Agency counts among its most successful. Here are the first five. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of July 22, 2013. Read more >>

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The Challenges and Successes of Stabilization in Afghanistan

USAID’s Stabilization in Key Areas (SIKA) program in Afghanistan has been in the news over the past few days, primarily due to the challenging nature of the SIKA’s goals. The program was not designed to handle easy issues. In fact, the program strives to strike at several difficult challenges that will influence Afghanistan’s future after the transition in 2014.

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Video of the Week: USAID Launches “Promote” a New Initiative to Benefit Afghan Women

Last week, Administrator Shah at the United States Insittute for Peace, launched a five-year program targeting the education, promotion, and training of a new generation of Afghan women, aged 18-30.

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The Future of Mobile Money in Afghanistan

Afghanistan is introducing new technology, particularly in the mobile technology space and capturing the world’s imagination with its success with mobile money. Read more >>

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Free Press: The Cornerstone of Democracy

Today and every day, USAID applauds the brave work of journalists, editors, and the increasing millions of “citizen reporters” throughout the world in their common pursuit to freely gather, report, analyze, and share news. 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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Educate Girls, Develop Nations

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

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