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Tag archives for Sub-Saharan Africa

The AGOA Forum: Promoting Sustainable Growth in Africa through Trade and Technology

The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) has transformed the way the U.S. and Africa interact on trade and economic issues. Read more >>

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Coordinated Efforts Needed to Combat Infant Mortality in Africa

To meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goal of reducing infant mortality by two thirds before 2015, birth attendants in large numbers must acquire the basic skills and equipment to help newborns breathe.

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Study Highlights Way Forward for African Higher Education Institutions

Leadership and administration capacity are the most critical challenges in the effort to make higher education in sub-Saharan Africa more effective and responsive to development, while ensuring its quality and relevance. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: LiveatState on USAID in Africa

Last week USAID Administrator Shah participated in a LiveAtState virtual press conference where we talked about his trip to Africa with President Obama. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: President Obama Speaks on Food Security

During his trip to Africa, President Obama spoke about the need to confront chronic hunger, making a plea for long-term food security. Read more >>

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Behind the Scenes: Interview with Jeff Borns on Democracy-Building in Southern Africa

In this edition of our “Behind the Scenes” Interview Blog Series, we chat with Mission Director Jeff Borns about democracy-building in Southern Africa. Read more >>

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USAID’s Investment in Africa

As President Obama embarks on his trip to Africa, USAID is proud to take this opportunity to highlight the important work we are doing there. Read more >>

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A Promise Renewed: A Great Global Ambition and Every Father’s Dream

We have an unprecedented opportunity to virtually end preventable child death. Read more >>

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Allowing Women to Nurture Themselves and Their Children Before Giving Birth Again

In too many places around the world, women lack the access to contraception or the decision-making ability to seek services. Read more >>

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Building Capacity: Racking Warehouses in Ethiopia

Ethiopia will play a large role in meeting the global goal of putting 15 million people on HIV treatment by 2015 and in helping create an AIDS-free generation. Read more >>

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