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April 2, 2014

Based in Nairobi, USAID/East Africa (USAID/EA) provides assistance across borders, supporting innovative regional programs.

  • The Mission works to improve regional cooperation, conflict resolution, food security, trade, environment and mitigation. A key element of the Mission’s programs is building the capacity of African regional organizations.
  • When needed, USAID/EA supports humanitarian assistance, including delivery of emergency food aid.
  • The Mission manages programs in the “limited/non presence countries” (L/NPCs) of Burundi, Central African Republic, Djibouti and Somalia.
  • USAID/EA supports six Presidential Initiatives: PEPFAR, Malaria, Feed the Future (FTF), Energy and Trade, Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and Global Climate Change (GCC), as well as three Agency initiatives: Resilience, Basic Education and Biodiversity.
October 30, 2013

BACKGROUND

October 30, 2013

BACKGROUND

Countries of East Africa (EA) show some of the world’s highest rates of maternal and child undernutrition. Malnutrition is the underlying cause of over 50 percent of child deaths in the region.

October 30, 2013

BACKGROUND

Since 2002, the USAID/EA Office of Regional Health and HIV/AIDS has been developing the capacity of African partners to improve and expand Tuberculosis (TB) prevention, diagnosis and treatment programs.

October 30, 2013

BACKGROUND

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