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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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Global Dialogue on Rights to Land, Resources Advancing Rapidly

Two women in the village of Abeye, Ethiopia obtained land certificates through a USAID program. By establishing rights to the land they occupy, they were able to make investments to increase their food production. Photo by Anthony Piaskowy,USAID

In order to eradicate extreme poverty, address global climate change, and increase food security, we must secure property rights for all producers

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