China and the U.S. begin a global development dialogue. What’s high on the agenda? Tackling Extreme Poverty and development cooperation.
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Texts Connect Midwives to Mothers in Timor-Leste
In Timor-Leste, progress against maternal deaths has been slow. USAID’s “Mobile Moms” project is using mobile phones to connect expectant mothers with with trained midwives.
Driving Progress in Asia through Science, Innovation & Partnership
Progress — or instability — in Asia has ripple effects throughout the world and can impact us here at home. We’re forging partnerships that leverage resources and harness the science, technology and innovation that exist throughout the region to maximize impact — and reach.
From the Field in Timor-Leste: Giving Communities a Voice in Conservation
Through the Coral Triangle Support Partnership, USAID is supporting Timor-Leste’s efforts to anticipate and adapt to climate change and natural disasters, especially in coastal communities. Read more >>
Connecting Parliament to the People in Timor-Leste
In every democracy, it’s crucial that parliamentarians meet their constituents regularly to explain how they are serving communities as their elected representatives and listen to the views of citizens to incorporate them into legislation and public policies. Read more >>
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 >>
USAID Helps Timor-Leste Communities Keep Kids in School
USAID’s School Dropout Prevention Pilot project works with more than 10,000 kids in the 4th, 5th, and 6th grades in Timor-Leste to keep them in school. Read more >>
USAID Assists Timor-Leste in Developing Land Policies, Ending Conflict
This month, experts from USAID’s Land Tenure and Property Rights Division in Washington are in Timor-Leste to help advance work in the land and property sector. Read more >>
Timor-Leste Administers Own Elections
On July 7, I went to the polls—along with my fellow citizens of Timor-Leste—to participate in a notable election: not only did we elect a new parliament for the second time in our young country’s history, but we also voted in general elections that for the first time were managed and run entirely by Timorese institutions. Read more >>
Video of the Week: A Visit to Candlenut Farmers
This week’s video comes from our USAID Mission in Timor-Leste. USAID works with candlenut farmers and their communities to teach them how to increase yields and reach new markets.