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Release: P4G Initiative Launches to Accelerate Sustainable Growth Through Innovative Partnerships
Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G)– led by governments of Chile, Denmark, Ethiopia, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, and Vietnam, along with ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 10, 2017 04:58 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
Fishing Communities in Ghana to Benefit from Micro-Insurance
The micro-insurance product, called the Fishers’ Future Plan, is designed for the 200,000 fishermen engaged in fishing and the 27,000 women involved in fish ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 30, 2016 08:47 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Women Marine Guards Protect the Underwater “Treasure”
The long stretch of pinkish white sand of Subic Beach in the Philippines’ Calintaan Island has become a popular tourist destination during the past decade. The ... by Gateway Web Editor last modified Sep 24, 2018 12:41 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Bayesian Networks for Modeling Conservation Impacts
The application of alternative modeling approaches could be expanded to help bridge the social and biological strengths of the IUCN to help promote both ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 14, 2017 04:55 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Blog Post Biodiversity Conservation Program in the Amazon
USAID/Brazil works with the government, public and private sectors and nonprofit organizations to conserve biodiversity in the Amazon. The robust partnership ... by FRAME Administrator last modified Nov 01, 2018 02:14 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Virginia Tech Researcher Sounded Alert on Nigeria's 'Tomato Emergency'
The invasive pest Tuta absoluta, also known as the South American tomato leafminer, caused crop losses in Nigeria that created a surge in pricing and inspired ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 21, 2016 11:27 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Pact and Qualcomm Expand Collaboration to Address Child Labor in Mining in Africa
This week, Pact and Qualcomm Incorporated expand our collaboration to tackle critical issues facing mining communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 21, 2016 11:29 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Food Security and Health Depend on Biodiverse Ecosystems
Taylor Ricketts’ work focuses on the question: How do we meet the needs of both people and nature in an increasingly crowded, changing world? by FRAME Administrator last modified Nov 13, 2018 04:09 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Water from the Sun - How a Solar Irrigation System Supplies Vital Irrigation to Small Farmers in Nepal
Things began to change for Gurung’s village two years ago when it started working with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 10, 2017 07:26 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Symposium Features USAID Research Partnerships on Forests and Watersheds to Solve Complex Challenges to Food Security, Nutrition and Health
A symposium held at the Ronald Reagan Building on October 4 highlighted research that demonstrates linkages between the status of watersheds and forests and ... by FRAME Administrator last modified Feb 26, 2018 11:51 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Be Inspired: 10 of USAID’s Best
Here’s how our actions, ideas and passions helped empower people and expand opportunity around the globe this year. by Christin VanZant last modified Jan 09, 2018 07:33 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
New Books in the USAID Library
New titles have been added to the Library’s eBook collections with topics including a modern history of South-East Asia, a textbook on global issues in the ... by Christin VanZant last modified Jan 13, 2018 06:51 PM — Filed under: , ,
CSU helping to establish electricity in East Africa
CSU has assembled a team including engineering, agriculture, business, social science and economics to tackle more than just electrification, but ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 21, 2016 03:52 PM — Filed under: , , ,
To #EndHunger, Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteers Support Feed the Future Initiatives in Bangladesh Through Technical Expertise
In Bangladesh, the Farmer-to-Farmer Program engages skilled American volunteers to provide training and technical assistance to support youth entrepreneurship ... by Christin VanZant last modified Sep 21, 2016 08:54 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Borlaug Fellow Tackles Post-Harvest Loss in Ghana
Post-harvest losses “represent a huge mass of food that could be made available for resource-poor people without additional use of land, seed, labor, water and ... by Christin VanZant last modified Sep 27, 2016 11:54 AM — Filed under: , ,
After the Arab Spring: Learning to Love Nature Again
From “protect by punishment” to “protect by involving people”: read about the peaceful revolution that is changing nature conservation in North Africa and the ... by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 14, 2017 04:12 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
USAID Global Health Newsletter - June 2017
Maternal & Child Survival 2017 Acting on the Call Report: A Focus on Health Systems We're excited to share the fourth annual Acting on the Call report. This ... by Christin VanZant last modified Jun 28, 2017 09:02 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
RELEASE: Secure Land Rights in Amazon Brings Billions in Economic and Climate Benefits, Says New WRI Report
Analysis of Colombia, Brazil and Bolivia finds land rights for indigenous communities key to sustainable economic development, slowing deforestation and ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 21, 2016 03:48 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Excess capture requires measures to protect Southern Brazil’s tainha (mullet) stock
Study conducted by Oceana in collaboration with top experts in the field concluded that tainha (mullet) fishing in coastal areas of Southern and Southeastern ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 21, 2016 03:54 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
USAID and Coca-Cola Announce Up to $22 Million for Second Phase of Water and Development Alliance
WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Coca-Cola Company and its Foundations announced a combined investment of up ... by Christin VanZant last modified Dec 24, 2016 12:30 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Anti-Poaching Technology in Africa Leads to Dozens of Arrests
World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) new anti-poaching technology, a combination of thermal imaging cameras and human detection software, is resulting in poacher ... by Christin VanZant last modified Jan 09, 2018 06:12 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
DAI Presents Gender Case Studies at European Development Days 2016
DAI recently hosted a lab session and stand on gender equality at the 10th annual European Development Days conference in Brussels. by Anna Woltman last modified Jul 26, 2016 02:51 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Education in South Sudan: Breaking down barriers, building safe spaces
Winrock International is working to provide more than 800,000 children in South Sudan with access to safe education. Through the USAID-funded Room to Learn ... by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 30, 2016 02:48 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Keen-nosed Canines In Tanzania Help Nab Poacher With Elephant Ivory
Under the guidance of WCS and Wagtail UK Ltd., the newly deployed team of specially trained dogs and handlers from Tanzanian National Parks (TANAPA) can detect ... by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 30, 2016 02:51 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Expanding Access to Land Services in Zambia
Tetra Tech, through the U.S. Agency for International Development-funded Tenure and Global Climate Change (TGCC) project, is adapting and extending the ... by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 30, 2016 02:52 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Cocoa Industry Announces Cooperative Initiative to End Deforestation
Hosted by HRH The Prince of Wales, leading chocolate and cocoa companies commit to develop cooperative, multi-stakeholder framework to address deforestation ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 16, 2017 03:44 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Quarterly News Digest July 2017
Recent Publications, News Highlights, Upcoming Events, and Past Event Resources by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 04, 2017 04:36 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Kenyan Microfinance NGO Unveils Plans to Reach 1 Million Women by 2021
Kenyan social enterprise Joyful Women Organization (JOYWO) recently announced an ambitious five-year strategic plan, which was developed with the support of ... by Christin VanZant last modified Mar 28, 2017 11:22 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Adapting to New Challenges in the Tian Shan Mountains
Today, the people and animals of the Central Tian Shan mountain range face a new threat: climate change. Increasingly erratic precipitation, unseasonal and ... by Christin VanZant last modified Mar 28, 2017 11:24 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
ABCG Quarterly News Digest April 2017
News Highlights, Recent Publications, Upcoming Events & Past Event Resources by Christin VanZant last modified May 02, 2017 07:45 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
 
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