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September 5, 2014

JAKARTA – The U.S. Agency for International Development, the National Science Foundation, and the National Cancer Institute have announced awards to 12 research projects in Indonesia. The awards are for collaborative research that advances the scientific and technical capacity of both the United States and Indonesia in critical areas of development. Four of the awards are for research pertaining to health; the other eight are for projects related to environmental conservation, climate change mitigation, and disaster risk mitigation.

USAID/Indonesia Acting Mission Director Derrick Brown said, “Collaboration is the foundation of these projects.  The U.S. and Indonesia are addressing some of our greatest development challenges through joint scientific research.”

The four Indonesia health research projects specifically address challenges related to maternal-child health, such as improving hospital care for breastfeeding support, and effects of air pollution on infant and maternal health. The disaster- related projects are intended to prevent or mitigate natural disasters that typically cause massive suffering and loss of life.

mobile court
July 25, 2013

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Andrew Sisson announced the winners of the 2013 USAID Photo Contest which asked Indonesians for the most compelling photographs of U.S. foreign assistance in action.  The winning photographs will be on exhibit until July 31 at @america, the United States' state-of-the-art cultural center.  Admission is free to the public.

Iftar reception to send-off 36 USAID scholar awardees
July 23, 2013

Thirty-six Indonesians received scholarships administered by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to pursue advanced degrees in the United States.  On July 23, the scholars attended a send-off iftar reception in Jakarta hosted by the U.S. Embassy's Charge d'Affairs Kristen Bauer.

Food and drug agency team performs tests on local tuberculosis antibiotics
July 17, 2013

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Indonesia today announced nearly $2 million of new funding for Indonesian researchers in health and science as part of its Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program.

July 8, 2013

In response to the devastating earthquake that struck central Aceh on July 2, United States Ambassador Scot Marciel has offered $100,000 in humanitarian assistance to support emergency response efforts there.

U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission lays first stone of public toilet and septic tank
April 20, 2013

The United States, the City of Surakarta, and the Organization for Rural Technology Development launched a new Hygiene Village project that will provide clean water and improve sanitation for nearly 2,000 Indonesians in RW 23 of Semanggi Village of Pasar Kliwon in Surakarta, Central Java.




Last updated: September 16, 2014

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