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November 25, 2014

Rs. 20 crores funding to test and scale innovations in India, South Asia and Africa to address global development challenges
 

New Delhi: Millennium Alliance partners including the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) jointly with the Technology Development Board (Department of Science and Technology, Government of India), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), ICCO Cooperation, ICICI Foundation for Inclusive Growth and the Wadhwani Initiative for Sustainable Health (WISH),  today participated in an awards ceremony to celebrate the winners of the Alliance’s second annual development innovation challenge.

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. 

January 29, 2013

On January 28, the United States and India conducted a national consultation on water efficiency in urban areas.  This consultation marked the culmination of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Water Analysis, Innovations, and Systems Program (WAISP) to increase access to safe drinking water and sanitation services. 

January 16, 2013

Today, U.S. Department of State Special Representative for Global Food Security, Jonathan Shrier (Acting), and Joint Secretary (Information Technology and Extension) Indian Ministry of Agriculture Mr. Sanjeev Gupta, visited the first agricultural training program of the India-U.S.-Africa triangular partnership. The United States Government is funding this training program through Feed the Future, the U.S. government’s global hunger and food security initiative. This triangular partnership aims to improve agricultural productivity, strengthen agricultural value chains, and support market institutions in Kenya, Liberia, and Malawi.

January 16, 2013

Today, U.S. Department of State Special Representative for Global Food Security, Jonathan Shrier (Acting), and Joint Secretary (Information Technology and Extension) Indian Ministry of Agriculture Mr. Sanjeev Gupta, visited the first agricultural training program of the India-U.S.-Africa triangular partnership. The United States Government is funding this training program through Feed the Future, the U.S. government’s global hunger and food security initiative. This triangular partnership aims to improve agricultural productivity, strengthen agricultural value chains, and support market institutions in Kenya, Liberia, and Malawi.

December 28, 2012

The U.S. Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently organized a five-day study tour in the United States for 17 senior officials from the Government of India on the use of Smart Grid technology in the power sector.  Smart Grid refers to the use of state-of-the-art information and communication technology to improve the efficiency, reliability, cost-effectiveness, and sustainability of the production and distribution of electricity.

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