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Preparing Youth for Employment

Guest blogger from Education Development Center discusses how youth in Mali are prepared for employed, armed with literacy and numeracy skills. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Market Linkages in Bangladesh

USAID has worked with the Government of Bangladesh and local communities to better manage and conserve Bangladesh’s natural resources and biodiversity since 1998. Read more >>

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HIV+ and Pregnant: A Deadly Combination?

According to new estimates, HIV-positive pregnant women had 8 times the risk of death during pregnancy than HIV-negative pregnant women. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: USAID Launches “Promote” a New Initiative to Benefit Afghan Women

Last week, Administrator Shah at the United States Insittute for Peace, launched a five-year program targeting the education, promotion, and training of a new generation of Afghan women, aged 18-30.

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Sharing Agricultural Success with President Obama

A woman farmer from rural Senegal shares her story of meeting President Obama and the success of a federation that last year produced 13,000 tons of corns on 5,000 hectares of land to feed their families. Read more >>

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Demographic and Health Survey Show Positive Results in Haiti

A newly released nationwide health survey of Haiti shows continuing positive trends on key health-care indicators in particular those of Haitian women and children. Read more >>

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Angola Embraces New WHO Guidelines That Pave Way for Universal HIV Treatment for Pregnant Women

USAID Angola embraces new WHO guidelines that provide an option for universal, lifelong treatment of pregnant mothers who test HIV-positive. Read more >>

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Ensuring Access to Reproductive Health for All

On World Population Day, USAID joins the global community in raising awareness on the issue of adolescent pregnancy. Read more >>

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Mujeres Adelante: Leading Change Against Violence

USAID joins the U.S. commitment to prevent, and respond to, gender-based violence and advance gender equality and women’s empowerment. Read more >>

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A Bright Future for Agriculture in Africa

USAID/Senegal Mission Director talks about Feed the Future and President Obama’s global hunger and food security initiative. Read more >>

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