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Increasing Economic Growth without Increasing Emissions

How can the Philippines continue its economic growth yet make it both equitable and sustainable in the long term? Read more >>

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Qualcomm and USAID Working to Expand Access to Mobile Technology for the Public Good

Qualcomm and USAID have a long history of working together throughQualcomm Wireless Reach. We are looking forward to continuing our initiatives to bring access to mobile technology to underserved communities around the world.

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Harnessing the Commitment & Energy of Diaspora Communities to Transform Development

The diaspora community has a uniquely important role to play in addressing the challenges of today and shaping a brighter future for tomorrow. Read more >>

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Working to Preserve the Coral Triangle

Scientists warn that, by the year 2030, virtually all coral reefs in the Coral Triangle Region will be threatened by ocean warming and acidification, and human activities. Read more >>

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Strengthening the Capacity of Philippine Civil Society Organizations through USAID Forward

Marissa Camacho of the USAID Strengthening the Capacity of Philippine Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Project reflects on USAID Forward. Read more >>

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Judicial Reform and Economic Growth in the Philippines

Chief Justice Sereno is a key voice calling for the development of a strong and stable judiciary in the Philippines that creates a platform for continued investment and confidence in the country’s economy. Read more >>

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Aid Effectiveness and USAID’s New Resilience Policy

USAID’s new policy “Resilience” is about using existing development dollars more effectively in disaster prone regions Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Typhoon Relief in the Philippines

USAID responded to Typhoon Bopha in the Philippines and provided more than $4.5 million in assistance to help meet the most critical needs of those affected by the storm. Read more >>

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Pounds of Prevention – Focus on the Philippines

In this installment of Pounds of Prevention (PDF), we take a look at how one community in the Philippines-Mabitac-has reduced the negative impacts of floods, even in the midst of what occurred in August 2012.  Through timely, concerted efforts, the municipal authorities and residents have turned potentially life-altering disasters into manageable challenges for which they can prepare and move beyond […]

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Awarding Property Titles to Longtime Land Holders

I’ve long known that land titles mean empowerment for urban and rural poor, especially women, in developing countries.  Indeed, a paragraph in my “stump speech” notes that if women farmers could use their land as collateral to gain access to credit at the same rate as men, there would be a 30 percent increase in […]

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