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Mobile Agriculture: A Lifeline for Pakistan’s Farmers

USAID is boosting rural incomes through “mobile agriculture,” a promising technology that sends crucial information and financial services directly to farmers’ mobile phones.

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A New App Puts Tariff Codes at Traders’ Fingertips

Download a free, new app that will make it easier for traders to do business in Vietnam. Read more >>

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Coordination Counts: Fostering Mobile Money in Malawi

USAID is working with the Government of Malawi and the local community to lift millions out of poverty through electronic payments. Read more >>

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USAID at UNGA 2013: Day One

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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How USAID’s Partners are Transitioning to E-payments

Mobile payments are changing our work in a fundamental way and enhancing people’s lives. Read more >>

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VIDEO: Twitter Chat on Mobile Money on May 9

Join Nandini Harihareswara on Thursday, May 9th at noon for an #AskUSAID Twitter Expert Hour. Read more >>

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USAID wins ‘Best Government Policy for Mobile Development’ Award

Empowering Moms through mHealth

USAID is the first bilateral development agency to launch a dedicated Mobile Solutions team to help us do business better and expand opportunities for individuals, families and communities around the world. Read more >>

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Better Than Cash: Project Update

To accelerate the replacement of cash with inclusive electronic payments, USAID created the Better Than Cash Alliance, a group of countries and private companies all over the world committed to solving the “messy cash” problem. Read more >>

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FrontLines Year in Review: Apps for Afghanistan

With an explosion in mobile phones, USAID engages Afghanistan’s best and brightest to grow mobile money. Read more >>

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What’s Better than Cash?

As surprising as it may sound, physical cash can undercut many development objectives. From improving aid effectiveness to promoting transparency, cash gets in the way. Read more >>

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