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Adding It All Up: Crunching Numbers and Saving Dollars

USAID’s cost-benefit analysis trainings directly impact the effectiveness of host government spending, with the ultimate goal of increasing employment, equity and economic growth. Read more >>

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The Final 1,000 Days of the MDGs: Accelerating Progress and Working to End Extreme Poverty

Today we mark an important milestone: 1,000 days left until the end date of the Millennium Development Goals. Read more >>

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Global Dialogue on Rights to Land, Resources Advancing Rapidly

In order to eradicate extreme poverty, address global climate change, and increase food security, we must secure property rights for all producers

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Photo of the Week: Developing Global Partnerships for Development

One of the ways USAID is working to meet the Millennium Development Goals is through its Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa project.

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African Nations Lead the Way on Country-owned Development

There’s no reason African countries can’t achieve greater growth in the agriculture sector to lift their people out of poverty and contribute to global food security.

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USAID Answers President’s Call to End Extreme Poverty

In its third annual letter, Administrator Shah shares the work USAID does around the world to help answer President Obama’s call to end extreme poverty. Read more >>

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Celebrating Peace Corps Week: Those Extraordinary Ordinary Volunteers!

This week, we’re celebrating our partner agency the Peace Corps during it’s annual Peace Corps Week. Read more >>

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Meeting the President’s Challenge to End Extreme Poverty

We are advancing President Obama’s critical agenda to eradicate the scourge of extreme poverty through Feed the Future, the President’s signature global hunger and food security initiative. Read more >>

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Getting to Zero and Eliminating Extreme Poverty

During his State of the Union address, the President articulated a vision that represented one of the clearest, most direct calls to development action in recent years. At USAID, we’ve spent considerable time analyzing what it would take to eradicate extreme poverty. Read more >>

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Better Than Cash: Project Update

To accelerate the replacement of cash with inclusive electronic payments, USAID created the Better Than Cash Alliance, a group of countries and private companies all over the world committed to solving the “messy cash” problem. Read more >>

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