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Midwives and Roses

By Amie Batson, Deputy Assistant Administrator for USAID’s Global Health Bureau I’ve just returned from my first ever week in Pakistan and what a week it was.  Working with my colleagues in the US embassy and USAID offices, and with their Pakistani counterparts, I came to appreciate that development work in Pakistan is exceptionally hard […]

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Afghanistan and Pakistan – The Year in Photos

USAID sponsors Afghan participation in Domotex—the premier international carpet trade show, featuring some of the best internationally produced hand-made carpets and kilims. For three years, USAID’s role in promoting Afghan carpet dealers has generated millions of dollars in exports. Photo: USAID/ASMED

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USAID’s January Frontlines

Read the latest edition of USAID’s premier publication, FrontLines for these stories: Military troops and civilians work together to fulfill U.S. President Barack Obama’s pledge of U.S. support to a renewed Afghanistan Newborns and their mothers in Afghanistan are the winners after a concerted effort to knock down the nation’s abysmal infant and maternal death […]

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In the News (1/18/2011–1/21/2011)

January 18: In a profile piece, The Washington Post highlighted the work of a senior USAID official and his experience in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Burma. The USAID employee stated that he has been “very fortunate to have worked on important foreign policy priorities.” January 20: In an interview with Reuters, USAID Administrator Shah said he […]

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U.S. Helps Flood-Affected Farmers in Pakistan

As featured in Dipnote By: Alberto Rodriguez, Spokesperson at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan During a ceremony held today, January 11, 2011, in Peshawar, officials from the government of Khyber Pakhtunkwa (KPk) and the United States marked the success of their partnership in providing high-quality wheat seeds to flood-affected farmers across the nation. The […]

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2010: A Year in Review

With 2011 on the horizon, USAID looks at back at its accomplishments in 2010. Read more >>

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U.S. Provides Equipment To Female Health Workers in Pakistan

Deputy USAID mission director Rodger Garner is speaking to the lady health workers; Sakina Shanwari, supervisor of the lady health workers, thanks the American people.

Health workers in Pakistan receive kits of basic equipment to help them as they offer vital health care services to families in their communities. Read more >>

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A Legacy of Diplomatic Service: Remembering Ambassador Holbrooke

As part of our “50 Weeks to 50th Years” series, we remember a dedicated leader in the development and diplomacy community – the late Ambassador Richard Holbrooke.  He began his career in international development in Vietnam and was an instrumental figure in ending violence in Bosnia. His recent, critical work in countering and ending violent […]

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USAID Administrator Statement on the Passing of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke

The late Ambassador Holbrooke started his career with USAID in Afghanistan. Photo Credit: U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan

A statement from Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah on the passing of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke. Read more >>

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Micro Entrepreneurs, Big Dreams

One of Bibi's daughters at work embellishing a shalwar. Photo Credit: USAID/Pakistan

Meet Khanum Bibi, an ordinary Punjabi wife in Pakistan, who is contributing to her family’s income. Read more >>

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