Last week, the First Family traveled to Africa, for a three country, four stop visit that started in Dakar, Senegal and ended in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with stops in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa sandwiched in between.
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The Food Aid Reform proposal is a re-commitment to USAID food assistance with greater efficiency and effectiveness.
The U.S. and Pakistan have consulted closely on the shared objectives of addressing Pakistan’s National Health Policy, which outlines the priorities for the nation, which include family planning, maternal and child health, workforce development, and combating infectious diseases to meet the Millennium Development Goals. On Sunday, Dr. Shah attended the launch of the Pakistan Ministry […]
submitted by Amanda Parsons Science Magazine’s Insider Blog looks at how USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah brought together the world’s leading science minds this week during a 2-day conference to focus and highlight the ways innovation, science and technology can revitalize the development agency. Shah hopes science and technology can help the agency solve “grand […]
Dr. John P. Holdren, the President’s Science Advisor and Co-Chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) speaks at the USAID conference entitled Transforming Development Through Science, Technology and Innovation. USAID has gathered many of the world’s leading scientists and development thinkers, along with leaders of key federal science agencies to […]
On Friday, May 28th, FEMA Deputy Administrator Timothy Manning and I signed a work plan with the Russian government to expand bilateral cooperation through 2012 on responding to international disasters and humanitarian crises. The signing in Moscow concluded the annual meeting of the U.S.-Russia Joint Committee for Emergency Management and Disaster Response. This committee was […]
It’s been a busy week at USAID… First Lady Michelle Obama visited USAID. Read her remarks to the staff here. Administrator Rajiv Shah laid out his approach to high impact development at the US Global Leadership Coalition. Watch his remarks and Q&A here, or read the speech. Enhanced radio coverage to come to the FATA […]