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August 1, 2014

USAID/Nepal announces opportunities for internships to interested and qualified individuals from disadvantaged and underrepresented communities, to participate in a nine month internship program in the following areas:

1. Health and Family planning office

     Position Summary:    

Based in the Office of Health and Family Planning, the intern will rotate through all teams in the office to build on his/her existing knowledge in environmental health, family planning/reproductive health, health system strengthening, HIV/AIDS, maternal, newborn, and child health, nutrition, and public health emergency preparedness and response.  For each rotation, the intern will work with a mentor and develop skills and abilities to manage programs and engage the Government of Nepal, other donors, civil society, and the private sector.  Candidates should have a desire to pursue a public health career with an interest in health and development issues from a donor perspective.

2. Social, environmental and economic development office

September 5, 2013

The $29.9 million, five-year Hariyo Ban project works under the U.S. Government’s Global Climate Change Initiative in Nepal. It is designed to reduce threats to the country’s vast physical and biological diversity through interventions in two critical bio-diverse areas covering over a third of the country: the Terai Arc Landscape and the Chitwan-Annapurna Landscape.

September 3, 2013

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) organized a special event to commemorate the 20th anniversary of its partnership with the Government of Nepal and other stakeholders in supporting the national response to HIV/AIDS.

August 28, 2013

 In Nepal, USAID is reducing the adverse impacts of climate change and threats to biodiversity. Building on a successful community forestry program that engages 35 percent of Nepal’s total population, USAID strengthens the ability of local communities to take ownership of their resources and manage them according to international standards. USAID also helps local governments to develop plans to overcome or adapt to climate change risks.

August 27, 2013

The Hill Maize Research Program is improving food security and increasing the incomes of 50,000 farm households—particularly poor and disadvantaged rural families—in 20 remote hill districts of Nepal where maize is a primary stable crop.

August 14, 2013

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) commemorated its almost three-year partnership with the Government of Nepal and the private sector to foster economic growth and improve food security. Since 2010, this partnership, through the USAID-funded Nepal Economic, Agriculture, and Trade (NEAT) Project, has sought to improve the country’s business environment; strengthen fiscal and trade policies; encourage competitiveness and exports of tea, ginger, lentils, and coffee; enhance food security; and increase access to financial services.



This 2014 wall calendar produced by USAID Nepal with the theme "Building a Resilient Nepal" showcases some of the strong, resilient people and communities who have eagerly embraced the opportunity to provide a better future for themselves and their families.

Last updated: August 01, 2014

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