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November 3, 2014

New Delhi: India and the United States today signed the Statement of Guiding Principles on Triangular Cooperation for Global Development.  The Statement was signed by Kumar Tuhin, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs of India and John A. Beed, Mission Director for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in India.

Pursuant to the fifth U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, which underscored the contribution of the India - U.S. partnership to regional and global stability and prosperity, the document provides a framework for promoting greater cooperation in addressing development challenges in Asia and Africa and helping to strengthen connectivity in Asia. 

India and the U.S. agreed to continue leveraging science, technology, and innovation to address shared challenges in multiple sectors including agriculture, nutrition, health, clean and renewable energy, women’s empowerment, disaster preparedness, water, sanitation, and education. 

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 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. 

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.

February 9, 2013

The three day Call for Action on Child Survival and Development ended today with a call for renewing the promise towards further reducing U5MR in India. The Summit was held in the presence of Shri. GhulamNabi Azad, Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Smt. Krishna Tirath, Minister of Woman & Child Development at Mammallapuram, Tamil Nadu.

February 7, 2013

At the Washington Call to Action, you announced that India will remain in the forefront of the global efforts against child mortality, acknowledging India’s potential to greatly reduce preventable child deaths.  Today’s summit proves the commitment of India’s leaders to both the global community and the children of India.  The U.S. Government is proud to be a part of this initiative, and we look forward to working with the Government of India on addressing critical child survival issues. 

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Last updated: November 04, 2014

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