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Talking About Parrots on Talk Like a Pirate Day

The endangered hyacinth macaw, pictured here in Pantanal, Brazil, is threatened by habitat loss and trapping for the pet trade. USAID works with partners around the world to protect habitat important to parrots and other wildlife while helping communities participate in and benefit from conservation. / Conservation International

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.

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Belarus Community Connections Program Celebrates 15 Years of Success

Participants of the Community Connection Program on arts discuss challenges in the area. Photo credit: USAID

USAID Belarus celebrates its 15th year helping Belarusian professionals to understand and adopt best practices to strengthen and develop the country. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Making handicrafts in Guatemala

This member of a woman’s cooperative in Totonicapan, Guatemala, makes handicrafts. The handicrafts project is part of a larger environmental project that provides support for ecotourism and alternative income generation that helps in overall natural resource and biodiversity conservation in the Western Highlands. Photo Credit: Dani Newcomb, USAID/Guatemala

A member of a woman’s cooperative in Totonicapan, Guatemala, makes handicrafts as part of an environmental project that supports ecotourism and alternative income generation. Read more >>

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