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Healthy People, Healthy Environment: Family Planning and Integrated Development in Tanzania


Filmed in the northern coastal region of Tanzania, the short documentary “Healthy People, Healthy Environment” showcases an innovative approach to development Read more >>

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#AskAg Twitter Chat: Intersection of HIV and AIDS & Food Security


Do you wonder how we can improve food security for HIV-affected households? Do you ask yourself how activities in the agriculture sector and for improving economic growth can play a role in helping these vulnerable populations? Well, then please join us on Thursday, May 23 from 12-1:30 pm EDT for an #AskAg Twitter Chat on […]

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Working Together to Feed the World and Protect the Planet

Farmers in Boti, a small community in the Eastern region of Ghana, take small tree seedlings to their farm to plant. The trees will provide soil stability, increase water quality, and provide a habitat for beekeeping. Photo credit: Kyndra Eide, Peace Corps

The first Earth Day celebration, 43 years ago, began a movement to create awareness about the need to protect the world’s natural resources so they can be enjoyed by generations to come. Read more >>

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#AskUSAID @RajShah Twitter Chat on the Future of #FoodAid

Raj at Twitter chat

On April 15, USAID Administrator @RajShah participated in a Twitter chat to answer YOUR questions on the proposed Food Aid Reform in President Obama’s 2014 Proposed Budget. Read more >>

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Mozambique Turns Potential into Progress through Leadership and Partnership

This boy from rural Senegal isn’t old enough to go to class yet, but he can still enjoy a healthy meal of daharine, a nutritious porridge of rice, chickpeas, and peanut sauce, at a USAID-supported Community Meals program based at the local school. Photo credit: USAID

Last week, I was honored to witness history when Mozambican leaders came together with donor countries, civil society and the private sector to chart a bold path forward to achieve sustainable food security and nutrition. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Administrator Shah’s Remarks for Global Child Nutrition Dinner


In this week’s Video of the Week, Administrator Shah offers remarks for the Global Child Nutrition Dinner that was held on March 4, 2013. Read more >>

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Results, Results, Results

Last week at the High-Level Meeting on Scaling Up Nutrition in New York City, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commended the progress being made by the 30 countries that have committed to putting nutrition at the heart of their approach to development.

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Addressing Malnutrition – Turning Commitments into Action

While we share the same goal—healthy, well-nourished families and communities—too often, agencies, ministries, donors and businesses operate in silos, hindering action and missing key opportunities for collaboration that could improve the health and lives of millions.

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Building Our Legacy

A week ago, against the backdrop of the Olympics, I witnessed history. I was there not for the Games, but for the Global Hunger Event… Read more >>

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Strategic Help for Global Health Care

This post originally appeared in Politico.  People often ask me what the global health community can do to have more impact. The answer is easy: We could be more like Tsion Berhanu. I met Berhanu the last time I visited Ethiopia. My colleagues and I drove to the end of the road, then kept going […]

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