Through Power Africa, we’re working in partnership with other governments and the private sector to increase the number of people around the world with access to electricity.
Tag archives for sustainable development
Championing Rights of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, USAID celebrates the achievements and commemorates the struggles of indigenous groups across the globe.
Empowering LGBTI people in Colombia to Advocate for Their Own Rights
USAID Senior Advisor of Office of Innovation and Development Alliances shares her recent visits to Colombia, where she witnessed how USAID is supporting the LGBTI populations in the region so they can advocate for their own rights. Read more >>
International Day of Democracy: Strengthening Citizen Voices
USAID celebrates International Day of Democracy, which was on September 15. Read more >>
A New Partnership with South Sudan, A New Way of Promoting Development in Fragile States
Last month, USAID helped to spearhead a New Partnership between the government of South Sudan and the international community to focus international assistance and host country resources on strengthening governance, political inclusiveness and sustainable development in South Sudan. Read more >>
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.
Rio+20: The Demographic Dividend and Sustainable Development
Some of the fastest growing economies in the world today are in East Asia and Latin America – countries that were among the poorest in the world just 40-50 years ago. A distinguishing common feature of these countries today is that the working age population—those between 15 and 64—is larger than the dependent population—the very young […]
Picture of the Week
Through the USAID-funded Kyrgyz Agro-Input Enterprise Development Project, production of biofertilizer out of organic waste was organized on a dairy farm in northern Kyrgyzstan. Natural biofertilizer, rich in biologically active substances and microelements, is derived in the process of anaerobic fermentation. This initiative helps to implement environmentally-friendly techniques and promotes organic farming in Kyrgyzstan. From […]