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Cooking With Green Charcoal Helps to Reduce Deforestation in Haiti


An organization in northern Haiti is promoting a cooking fuel made from agricultural waste that can save trees, help farmers increase their yields and generate additional income.

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A U.S.-African Union

Every year, heads of state and cabinet officials from across Africa gather in Addis Ababa to meet with political, civil society, and business leaders at the annual African Union Summit. Last week, I was honored to lead the USAID delegation to my first AU Summit. The AU’s role is critical to the future of Africa.

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FrontLines: Depleting Resources

Read the latest edition of USAID’s FrontLines to learn more about the Agency’s long-standing investments in biodiversity conservation and natural resources management.

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Taking Action to Combat Climate Change

Panelists at UN’s climate change negotiations in Warsaw. From left to right: Andrew Steer, WRI, Kit Batten, Nancy Sutley, CEQ and Jonathan Pershing from DOE. Photo credit: Andrea Welsh, USAID

The United States is taking action to combat climate change. Read more >>

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Empowering Women to Address Climate Change

Members of the Huruma Women’s Group in Kenya. Photo credit: Photo Credit: Fintrac Inc.

Women often lead the way in adapting to climate change impacts. Read more >>

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Forest Success Stories Draw Crowd at U.N. Climate Talks in Warsaw

Victor Kabengele Wa Kadulu, National REDD+ Coordinator for the DRC answers audience questions at U.S. Center. Germany’s Christiane Ehringhaus looks on. Photo credit: USAID

Forestry and development experts gather in Warsaw to discuss successes and challenges in advancing forest conservation. Read more >>

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A “Conference of Parties” to Face Climate Change

Eric Postel is assistant administrator the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education and Environment

Assistant Administrator Eric Postel reflects on USAID’s participation in the “Conference of Parties,” a collaboration of nations to address global climate change issues. Read more >>

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Reclaiming Refuse to Help Generate Reliable Power


Energy and agriculture are closely linked: reliable access to affordable power is a key component to developing a country’s agriculture sector Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Adapting to Melting Glaciers: A Partnership Approach


Through the USAID-supported High Mountain Partnership, Peru and Nepal are addressing the impacts and risks of rapidly melting glaciers in high mountain areas. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

Food distribution in Haiti. Photo credit:  Osterman

USAID news highlights during week of October 21, 2013. Read more >>

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