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Olive Oil of Hope

Muhammad Shouly is an olive farmer who tripled his harvest after learning about supplementary irrigation techniques through the Olive Oil Without Borders project. / Lubna Rifi, USAID

They say money doesn’t grow on trees. But how about peace? The USAID project Olive Oil Without Borders is boosting economic cooperation between Palestinian and Israeli olive farmers.

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On the Road to Innovation in the West Bank


Recently I spent two action-packed days visiting the West Bank where I saw the tremendous impact that the USAID West Bank and Gaza Mission’s work has in many sectors and witnessed several innovative projects.

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Learning Law Through Practice

Iraqi and Palestinian teams in front of the USAID seal from this morning’s roundtable. Photo credit: USAID

On April 8, lawyers from USAID’s Office of General Counsel led a roundtable dialogue with two Iraqi and two Palestinian teams that participated in the annual Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

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Photo of the Week: President Obama Visits West Bank

Pres. Obama meets girls in West Bank Gaza

On March 21, President Barack Obama returned to West Bank to deliver remarks to the Palestinian people. Read more >>

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Why Institution Building in the West Bank is Critical for a Palestinian State

Mara Rudman serves as assistant administrator for the Middle East.

Mara Rudman, AA for Middle East, recently spoke on a panel about U.S. support to Palestinian institution building at the 2013 American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference. Read more >>

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Palestinian Authority Capacity Enhancement Project Reaches Community Through Cartoons

The Palestinian Authority Capacity Enhancement project aims to provide more effective and efficient services and benefits to the Palestinian people. Read more >>

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