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INFOGRAPHIC: USAID Forward Progress Report

An infographic of USAID’s model of development that puts us on a path to deliver more innovative and sustainable results. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of March 18, 2013. Read more >>

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Strengthening the Capacity of Philippine Civil Society Organizations through USAID Forward

Marissa Camacho of the USAID Strengthening the Capacity of Philippine Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Project reflects on USAID Forward. Read more >>

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How a New USAID Was Born

Counselor David Eckerson reflects on USAID’s Forward Progress Report and the Agency’s successes and challenges over the last three years. Read more >>

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USAID Contest to Recognize Pioneers in Science and Technology for Development

USAID Office of Science and Technology (OST) is excited to announce the Agency’s first-ever Science and Technology Pioneers Prize contest Read more >>

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USAID Reforms Aim to Strengthen Local Institutions and Systems

“No country wants to be dependent on another. No proud leader in this room wants to ask for aid. No family wants to be beholden to the assistance of other … But aid alone is not development. Read more >>

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Moving USAID Forward in Haiti

There is a myth that when USAID enters into an agreement with a U.S.-based non-governmental organization or contractor, most of the money stays in the United States. The reality is much different. A significant amount of resources is spent locally.

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FY13 Budget: Making Smart Investments

The Fiscal Year 2013 International Affairs budget, which was released on February 13, showcases President Obama’s commitment to making smart, efficient investments to help those in the greatest need while helping to create economic opportunity and safeguarding American security. It is important to remember that these numbers represent lives around the world that can be […]

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Selectivity and Focus

You’ve heard USAID talk about selectivity and focus in theory, but what do these principles mean in practice? In response to the global trends that are reshaping the development landscape and in line with the QDDR and PPD, USAID will apply seven operational principles across the Agency to help us focus on achieving and measuring […]

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Turning Impossible Challenges into Solvable Problems

Recently, USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah delivered an address at the TED annual conference where he noted that “… scientific and technological breakthroughs do more than address specific technical challenges; they inspire collective action by turning impossible challenges into solvable problems”. In my remarks on “Turning Impossible Challenges into Solvable Problems” at the University of […]

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