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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of August 5, 2013. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of June 10, 2013. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of April 1, 2013. Read more >>

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Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Evidence Informing Impact for Global Health

Beyond effectiveness studies, we need studies that focus on the implementation and adoption of public health interventions, also known as implementation science. Read more >>

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Empowering Women One Mobile Phone At a Time

Mobile technology in the hands of women can help enable entry into the financial mainstream and provide access to life-enhancing services 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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We Live in a Hungry World

“No matter how dramatic the images of people receiving food aid, it’s the daily, personal reminders of what it means to be hungry, and what we are doing to address that hunger for the long-term, which affect me the most….even after more than thirty years in this business.”

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Video of the Week: Bee Keeping in Pakistan

  The floods of 2010 destroyed many people’s farms and  means of income in Swat Valley of Pakistan.  USAID is helping these people get back on their feet.  See the full series of videos, including bee farms, medicinal herbs, fish farms, and more on the USAID Pakistan Mission’s YouTube account.

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Video of the Week: Planting the Seed for Economic Growth

Ever wonder how Gladioli bulbs can help an estimated 1,000 families start earning their living and jumpstart a fledgling flower industry in Pakistan? USAID, through the Small Grants Program and the US Ambassador’s Fund, seeks to empower grassroots organizations and community groups working to strengthen civil society in Pakistan. The U.S. Ambassador’s Fund provides small grants […]

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Launch of Pakistan’s National Reading Program

This week in Pakistan, I joined Ambassador Cameron Munter, Senior Minister Pir Mazhar-Ul-Haq of the Government of Sindh Education and Literacy Department and local leaders in launching a National Reading Program. The program will help improve reading and math skills for nearly seven million children, mobilize communities to strengthen school management and support the development of three […]

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