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USAID Administrator Green’s meeting with Mark Lowcock, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator

The two officials discussed some of the world’s most-pressing man-made crises, including Yemen, Venezuela, South Sudan, and Syria

On January 13, 2020, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green met with the United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, who directs the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). The two officials discussed some of the world’s most-pressing…

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USAID Administrator Mark Green's Phone Call with the Director-General of the World Health Organization, the Honorable Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Ph.D

Administrator Green and the Director-General discussed additional Ebola-preparedness activities

The following is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green spoke with the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Friday to discuss efforts to respond to the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo…

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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Awash Bank Partnership Expands $6.4 Million in Credit Opportunities to Agriculture Enterprises in Ethiopia

This program will expand commercial bank lending into underserved areas and provide the private capital needed to help farmers and businesses intensify production

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Awash Bank have announced a new partnership that will make up to US $6.4 million in financing available to microfinance institutions and small- and medium-sized agricultural businesses in Ethiopia. Under a USAID Development Credit Authority (DCA) agreement, this program will expand commercial…

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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Delegation Tours Upper Egypt Projects, Meets with Luxor Governor

The delegation visited with Egyptian farmers to see how USAID is supporting them in meeting global agricultural best practices

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Assistant Administrator Andrew Plitt and Middle East Affairs Director Jessica Zaman visited Luxor from Washington this week to reaffirm USAID’s strong partnership with the Egyptian people and support for Egypt’s development priorities.  In a meeting on Tuesday with Luxor Governor Mustafa Mohamed Alhem…

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USAID Administrator Mark Green's Meeting with the Honourable Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, Ph.D., Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone

Administrator Green and Vice President Jalloh spoke about Sierra Leone's strong leadership in the health sector, particularly in preventing further outbreaks of Ebola

The following is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala: On November 19, 2019, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green met in Washington, D.C., with The Honourable Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, Ph.D., Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone. Administrator Green and Vice President Jalloh spoke about Sierra…

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USAID announces $35 Million for the Water and Energy for Food Challenge

This initiative will increase sustainable agricultural and food value-chains, food security, and climate resilience in developing countries and emerging markets

Today at the Social Capital Markets conference (SOCAP19) in San Francisco, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick announced $35 million for the Water and Energy for Food ("WE4F") Challenge.  This initiative will increase sustainable agricultural and food value-chains, food security, and climate resilience in developing countries…

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U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) supports LNG Importation and Distribution in Guinea

The introduction of LNG into the market allows for the use of a more sustainable, reliable, year-round energy source

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) today announced a grant to West Africa LNG Group Guinea SA (WA-LNG) for a feasibility study to assess the economic, financial and technical viability of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal and distribution network near the Port of Kamsar in the Boké…

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Liberia: Farm to market road rehabilitation activity

The activity is implementing the rehabilitation of Feed the Future (FtF) farm-to-market roads to support FtF goals of poverty alleviation and hunger reduction

June 2018 - June 2020 I Implementer: 21st Century, SSF, Westwood, Solid Rock, B& Sons, Atlantic Engineering, Cardno Emerging Market, CDM International Under the Farm to Market Road Rehabilitation (F2MRR) activity, USAID works to provide sustainable cost-effective feeder roads network in Liberia. The activity mainly focuses on Bong and Grand…

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United States Donates Cold Storage Facility to Boost Agriculture Development and Trade

Zambia has become a major seed exporter in the SADC region and the SCCI is the country’s primary resource for seed supply

On behalf of the U.S. government, Sheryl Stumbras, Director for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Zambia, officially handed over today a rebuilt cold-storage facility to Minister of Agriculture Michael Katambo at the Zambia Seed Control and Certification Institute (SCCI) in Chilanga. Through the USAID/Feed the Future…

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The United States Announces More Than $21 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance to Contain the Outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The United States is also supporting regional preparedness efforts in the Republic of Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Uganda

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing more than $21 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help end the ongoing outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  This brings total USAID funding for the Ebola response efforts to nearly $158 million…