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July 23, 2015

On July 1, 2013, President Obama announced a major initiative to improve U.S.-Africa trade. The Trade Africa Initiative supports greater U.S.-Africa trade and investment, regional integration, and trade competitiveness. It focuses initially on the Partner States of the East African Community (EAC): Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Trade Africa supports regional initiatives to improve market information, increase access to inputs, and reduce non-tariff barriers that can hinder trade across borders. It advances the Feed the Future Initiative goals to increase access and use of East African-grown staple foods in the region.

April 15, 2014

I am delighted to join you at today’s rollout of the Agri-Nutrition Resource Manual for Trainers. USAID is proud to have partnered with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and the Ministry of Health to create a toolkit that helps rural Kenyans improve their nutrition and resiliency. Healthier people are better able to adapt to survive periods of drought or famine. For 50 years, the United States has partnered with the Government of Kenya to reach our joint development objectives. This is one more example of how we can work together to realize a better future.

April 14, 2014

I am excited to see how USAID is supporting Kenyans as you strive to improve your communities, your health and your quality of life.  This water distribution system, built by Kisumu Water and Sewerage Company in a densely populated urban neighborhood is a great example of how USAID is supporting Kenyan-led development. 

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April 14, 2014

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Kenya Director of the Agriculture, Business and Energy Office Mark Carrato joined Principal Secretary for Agriculture Sicily Kanini Kariuki at the launch of a Government of Kenya e-Extension Program that promises to bring expanded agricultural and nutrition services to all 47 counties.  One of these services is the introduction of a USAID-supported Agri-Nutrition Resource Manual for Trainers.  The manual is a development effort between the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries,

April 11, 2014

April 11 - Nyamasaria – April 11 - Nyamasaria – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director for Kenya, Karen Freeman, joined the Kisumu Water and Sewerage Company (KIWASCO) to commission a water distribution system that serves 16,000 people and seven schools in the Nyamasaria area of Kisumu.

April 10, 2014

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director for Kenya Karen Freeman joined the Kenya Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA) to launch a Women’s Leadership Academy.  This series of trainings will prepare women to assume leadership roles within their political parties.

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