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Administrator Rajiv Shah at the Acting on the Call conference
June 25, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today that it is realigning $2.9 billion of the Agency’s resources to save up to half a million children from preventable deaths by the end of 2015—refocusing resources on high-impact programs with proven track records to save the most lives.

USAID also released a transparent action plan that reveals how the Agency, working with the global community, will prioritize results for the most at-risk families in the most vulnerable countries. USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah announced these goals today, along with more than $600 million in new public/private partnerships and awards with 26 partners and representatives from the governments of all 24 priority countries (most at the ministerial level) at the Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths forum in Washington, D.C.

August 2, 2013

Kolkata - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is partnering with the Confederation of Indian Industries – Food and Agriculture Centre of Excellence (CII-FACE) to set up rural business hubs in eastern India. These rural business hubs will serve as one-stop-shops that offer various agricultural inputs and services to farmers, including weather information, crop management advice, and access to markets and finance.

July 30, 2013

The United States and India launched today the second India-U.S.-Africa triangular agricultural training program supported by the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative Feed the Future. This partnership aims to improve agricultural productivity and support market institutions in Kenya, Liberia, and Malawi.

May 13, 2013

U.S. Ambassador to India Nancy J. Powell underscored the important work our two countries are doing to help small farmers reduce costs and improve crop production.

March 7, 2013

Mumbai, India – The Government of India and the Government of the United States , through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), today renewed their commitment to end all preventable child deaths and to strengthen India’s Call to Action on Child Survival and Development.

March 7, 2013

Mumbai, India – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Kiawah Trust of U.K., and Dasra, India’s leading strategic philanthropy foundation, launched a new $14 million partnership to address the healthcare needs of adolescent girls, mothers, newborns, and children in India.  The announcement was made at the Dasra Philanthropy Week 2013 in Mumbai. 

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Last updated: June 27, 2014

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