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Creating Opportunity in Nepal through Education for Income Generation Project

Meet Sitara, whose story is one example of USAID’s Education for Income Generation (EIG) project’s impact on thousands of disadvantaged youths. Read more >>

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Earth Matters Workshop Helps Nepali Journalists Link Environment to Socio-Political Dialogue

USAID, in partnership with WWF Nepal, organized a media Earth Day workshop to help journalists understand how environmental issues can be linked to broader socio-political issues in Nepal. Read more >>

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“American” Values, Global Service

A newcomer to USAID/ASHA explores the program’s global impact and partnerships. Read more >>

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Tracking Tigers for Conservation

Over the last two years, the USAID-funded “Nepal Tiger Genome Project” has used an innovative genetic technology to track, identify and protect the remaining 125 tigers in Nepal. Read more >>

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Water and International Cooperation

Only if we cooperate effectively, can we sustain the supplies of quality water necessary for human life. Read more >>

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Innovation That’s Making a Difference: Integrated Pest Management in South Asia

Hon. Marty McVey, member of USAID’s Board for International Food and Agricultural Development visited food security projects in India, Bangladesh and Nepal. Read more >>

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No Mountain Too High: Saving the Snow Leopards, Ecosystems and Communities of High Asia

Today is Wildlife Conservation Day, and USAID’s missions around the world are raising awareness of the interconnectedness between human and wildlife welfare in developing countries.

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Stemming the Tide of Labor Migration in Nepal

On any given day, the departure terminal in Kathmandu’s Tribhuwan International Airport fills with crowds of young Nepalese leaving the country to find better economic opportunities elsewhere. There is little wonder why: in 2008, Nepal’s unemployment rate was estimated at 46 percent. Each year, approximately 300,000 youth leave the country to become migrant laborers abroad, […]

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A Relay Race to Save Lives During Bandhs

In April 2012, Nepal’s Far Western Region underwent a bandh that lasted for 32 days. For the more than 5,000 people living with HIV in the region, this was a life-threatening situation. Read more >>

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Fighting newborn infections: New evidence leads the way

As published on HNN USAID is proud to be a partner of this research and is already supporting the first national scale-up of chlorhexidine in Nepal. Exciting new evidence has bolstered our fight against one of the top three causes of newborn deaths around the world. Each year approximately 1 million newborn babies lose their […]

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