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April 27, 2015

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a $26 million expansion to its Program to Extend Scholarship and Training to Achieve Sustainable Impact (PRESTASI). Under the expanded scholarship program, Indonesian public servants can earn postgraduate degrees in the United States or Indonesia in the fields of public policy, economic growth, political science, public administration, environment, health, and education.

“We believe in nurturing talent and building the technical skills of public servants because that will help develop a high-performing government that is responsive to the needs of the people and able to lead Indonesia. Education is one of the best investments we can make in the future of this country,” said U.S. Ambassador Robert Blake.

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.

U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel (R) honored Minister of Health Nafsiah Mboi (L)
April 18, 2013

U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel honored the Minister of Health Nafsiah Mboi at a ceremony in Jakarta for the achievements made in the global fight against Tuberculosis (TB), which kills 65,000 Indonesians each year and 1.7 million people worldwide. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and international partners also presented Indonesia with an achievement award in Washington, D.C. on World TB Day that was accepted by Indonesia Ambassador to the U.S. Dino Patti Djalal on behalf of the Ministry of Health.

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Last updated: April 30, 2015

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