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Equipping Africa to Support Its Own Development

This Ethiopian man and a crew of three others pick up milk twice a day thanks to a USAID livestock development project, part of Feed the Future, that focuses on fostering growth and reducing poverty through improving the productivity and competitiveness of Ethiopia’s livestock value chains. / USAID

The global development community is coming together to make several big decisions on how to finance the Sustainable Development Goals. One way to do this is through domestic resource mobilization, or helping countries better fund their own development.

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A U.S.-African Union

Every year, heads of state and cabinet officials from across Africa gather in Addis Ababa to meet with political, civil society, and business leaders at the annual African Union Summit. Last week, I was honored to lead the USAID delegation to my first AU Summit. The AU’s role is critical to the future of Africa.

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Communities in Cote d’Ivoire Benefit from USAID’s Investments

Learn how USAID is helping communities in rural Cote d’Ivoire develop economic resiliency. Read more >>

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Meeting the President: How the United States is Helping Women Farmers in Senegal

A female rice farmer reflects on President Obama’s visit to the agricultural technology marketplace in Senegal during June 2013. Read more >>

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Girls and Women Transforming Societies

Today’s USAID and UK’s Department for International Development event on Girls and Women Transforming Societies demonstrates the progress we’re making on gender equality and women’s empowerment. Read more >>

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Empowering Women with the Female Condom

In recognition of Global Female Condom Day, Population Services International reflects on how they’re working with USAID to use female condoms as tools to prevent HIV transmission. Read more >>

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A New Presidential Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan

Yesterday, President Obama appointed Ambassador Donald Booth as the new U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan. Read more >>

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From Addis Ababa: A Power[ful] Africa Message

Gizaw, an Ethiopian-American, is fascinating realization of the American Dream. A graduate of the University of Gdansk in Poland, Daniel was able to transfer to the University of Wisconsin and work on his PhD there.

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No Longer Just Food: Communities Create Assets to Build Food Security in South Sudan

U.S. government food assistance programs are providing vital timely assistance to food insecure South Sudanese. Read more >>

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From the Field in Mozambique: Gorongosa Rebirth Gives Communities Another Chance at Life

After a 16-years of serving as the stage of a civil war that devastated Mozambique, today Gorongosa National Park is thriving. Read more >>

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