The U.S. Government, in partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), launched the inaugural ASEAN-U.S. Science and Technology (S&T) Fellowship in April 2014. Over the next several years, the Fellowship will place emerging science leaders into government ministries to strengthen evidence-based policy making. The Fellowship also empowers young leaders to engage in policies that drive national priorities and impact the lives of citizens in ASEAN.
2015 ASEAN‐U.S. Science and Technology Fellows
With the evergrowing expansion of mobile networks and the increasing affordability of mobile devices, a majority of farmers can now receive market prices, farming techniques and other key agricultural information via short message service (SMS, also referred to as text messages). Less common, however, are smartphone applications for farmers. With this in mind, 8villages developed The Farmer smartphone application to deliver richer content and improve the user experience for farmers receiving agricultural information via mobile technology in Myanmar.
Businesses in the Lower Mekong say post-secondary schools are not adequately preparing graduates for the local job market, according to a new survey conducted by a United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported project.
Last updated: June 01, 2015