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USAID Newsletter October 2019

by Portal Web Editor last modified Oct 25, 2019 12:46 AM
Contributors: USAID
Mobilizing to End Hunger.

Lives Are Lifted... When Farmers and Families Are Enabled and Empowered. Mark Green-USAID Administrator

Last year, USAID provided food assistance to 68 million people. That number sounds significant—and it is. But 2019 brings us opportunities to launch bold initiatives, embrace smart technology, and do even more to increase food security around the world. Want to know more? Click below for Administrator Mark Green’s five new announcements at the World Food Prize.




News & Events

USAID agreed to provide additional support to Venezuela Interim President Juan Guaidó’s administration. We launched the New Partnerships Initiative Incubator to expand work with new and underutilized partners. And we want your feedback on USAID’s draft Digital Strategy.

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Digital Feature

Meet Archana Tamang, a dynamic advocate for equality and inclusion for her fellow Nepalis. See how she is working to ensure women and vulnerable populations are included in Nepal’s post-earthquake reconstruction governance process.

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Collaborating with USAID

Have an innovative idea or solution to support Venezuelans and the communities hosting them across Latin America? USAID and the Inter-American Development Bank are crowdsourcing solutions for the regional crisis through the BetterTogether Challenge.

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Award Winners

USAID’s Ryan Shelby is one of the winners of the 2019 Service to America Medals, sometimes called the Oscars of federal government. Well done! Congratulations as well to USAID’s own Michael Kremer, a recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics, and Jon Schofield and Daniel Altman for their recent honors.

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