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Photo of the Week: USAID Celebrates 52 Years of Progress

On November 1, USAID will celebrate its 52nd birthday! Read more >>

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FrontLines: What is Open Development?

Read the latest edition of USAID’s FrontLines to learn how the Agency is embracing open development to further its work. Read more >>

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Meet the Experts: New Fellow Helps Feed the Future Apply Lessons Learned in Scaling Health Care Innovations to Agriculture

Meet Jon Colton, a new Jefferson Science Fellow with USAID, who will support the Feed the Future initiative’s work to scale up promising technologies that help smallholder farmers improve global food security. Read more >>

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Behind the Scenes: Interview with Andrew Hoell on Dryness Conditions in East Africa

In this edition of our “Behind the Scenes” Interview blog series, we chat with Dr. Andrew Hoell on dryness conditions in East Africa and the impact of climate change on food and water security. Read more >>

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USAID at UNGA 2013: Day Three

A recap of USAID’s participation during, and around, several events at this year’s United Nations General Assembly. Read more >>

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Donors’ Dialogue on How to Effectively Combat Human Trafficking

USAID has been actively combating trafficking for over a decade. Read more >>

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USAID, Founding Member of the Better than Cash Alliance, Pledges Deep Commitment on One Year Anniversary

Administrator Rajiv Shah reflects on the anniversary of USAID’s Better Than Cash Alliance to the lives of 2.5 billion people who currently lack access to formal financial services. Read more >>

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Making All Voices Count is Open for Business

Today Making All Voices Count: A Grand Challenge for Development is open for business and calling for proposals. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Development Innovation Ventures at USAID

Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) is a flagship program which began at USAID in October 2010 to provide grant funds for innovative ideas. Through this open project, USAID is able to locate and attract innovators from across the globe with ideas that could radically reshape the landscape of development ventures.

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Video of the Week: Yaajeende Conservation Agriculture in Senegal

BioReclam is a major activity being conducted with vulnerable women to provide them with access to land for producing food and earning income during the rainy season.

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