The New Alliance is a shared commitment to achieve sustained and inclusive agricultural growth in sub-Saharan Africa. New Alliance efforts will help lift 50 million people out of poverty over the next 10 years by aligning the commitments of Africa’s leadership to drive effective country-led plans and policies for food security and nutrition; the intentions of private sector partners to increase investments where the conditions are right; and the commitments of G-8 members to expand Africa’s potential for rapid and sustained agricultural growth.
What is the Uongozi 2012 Campaign Project?
The Uongozi 2012 Campaign Project is a multi-media project designed to involve young Kenyans in a public discussion about leadership and inspire them to responsibly engage in the political process – as voters and candidates. The project used widespread community outreach, various multi-media channels and a national reality television show to positively influence and empower youth.
Project Duration and Budget
March 2012 – March 2013
On November 18, 2012, President Obama and Prime Minister Yingluck announced that the United States Agency for International Development Agency (USAID) and Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on joint development assistance in the region.
Start date: April 24, 2012 End date: April 23, 2016
Anticipated Project budget (Life of Project): $ 5 million
Strengthen private sector capacity to drive regional economic development and job creation within selected regions of Macedonia.
What is the Teacher Education and Professional Development program?
Grantee: The International Youth Foundation
Local Sub-Grantees: Antigua & Barbuda: Gilbert Agricultural Rural Development Center. Grenada: T. A. Marryshow Community College, Grenada Industrial Development Cooperation and NEWLO. St. Lucia: A consortium of the National Skills Development Center/RISE/CARE and the BELfund.
Duration: 5 years (September 2008 to September 2013)
Funding to date: $5,000,000 (DA and CBSI)
Total Projected Investment - $5.0 million
The President’s FY 2014 budget request for the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is $47.8 billion, a six percent decrease from FY 2012. The request makes tough trade-offs, proposes important reforms, and takes advantage of efficiencies to support our diplomatic, development, and national security priorities and use taxpayer dollars efficiently.
What is Peace Initiative Kenya?
USAID's Private Capital Group for Africa (PCGA) works with various sources of private capital to facilitate greater investment in Africa in support of key development objectives of the United States and African governments and institutions. PCGA can have a direct impact on the success of private sector initiatives throughout Africa by proposing best-practice models, designing scalable investment platforms, and identifying strategic project development partners in areas for greatest potential impact, such as the energy, health, and agricultural sectors.
Start date: July 1, 2011 End date: June 30, 2016
Project budget (Life of Project): $1,979,400
Implementer: Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development (CEED)
Enhance economic growth and increase job creation by strengthening microenterprises to maximize their contribution to the national economy. The core pool of project beneficiaries will consist of 180 microenterprises and entrepreneurs from four Macedonian regions.
Last updated: April 17, 2013