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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 6:30am

Niamey, Niger: The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has launched Agir pour la Planification Familiale (AgirPF), a five-year regional family planning project to be implemented in five countries: Niger, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Mauritania, and Togo.

To respond to the high unmet need for family planning in West Africa and recognizing the region’s growing urbanization, AgirPF aims to increase access to and use of quality family planning services in urban areas using hospitals and health centers as well as mobile outreach and community-based services. More specifically, AgirPF will: 1) expand access to family planning counseling and a range of contraceptive methods; 2) promote healthy family planning behaviors; and 3) increase awareness of the benefits of family planning.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 9:30am

Abidjan – The third High-Level Forum on Water and Sanitation for All is taking place from November 21 to 23, 2013, in Abidjan, organized by the Pan-African Inter-governmental Agency Water and Sanitation for Africa in cooperation with the Government of Côte d'Ivoire. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is an official forum sponsor.  The theme of this year’s forum is to promote vibrant and effective cooperation to accelerate access to hygiene, sanitation and water for all in Africa.

U.S. Chargé d'Affaires signs the endorsement document
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 1:30pm

Niamey, July 19, 2013 - The Chargé d'Affaires of the U.S. Embassy Richard K. Bell represented the U.S. Government on Friday in an endorsement ceremony for the Government of Niger's new Programme Sectoriel  de l’Education et de la Formation. The Chargé d'Affaires joined a community of technical and financial partners of the Government of Niger, including heads of diplomatic missions, as well as non-governmental civil society actors working on education in Niger in endorsing the national program. 

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 7:45am

USAID Niger is pleased to announce that the 2013 Development Grants Program has initiated the Request for Applications, and that Niger is one of the countries for which applications can be submitted.

Last updated: February 25, 2014

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