(MissionNewswire) More than 75 metric tons of food will be distributed by Salesian Missions and its Swaziland-based partner, Manzini Youth Care, through a grant recently awarded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Food for Peace program as part of its 2011 International Food Relief Partnership Program.
Gaborone, Botswana - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officially launched the new Southern Africa Trade Hub in Botswana on Thursday, November 18, at the Gaborone Sun Conference Center.
Harare, July 8, 2010 – Long-term USAID partner the Africa Centre for Holistic Management (ACHM), based in Matabeleland North Province, was last month named the winner of the 2010 Buckminster Fuller Challenge for devising progressive land management techniques to combat climate change.
The Regional Acquisition & Assistance Specialist (RAAS) is located in the Regional Acquisitions and Assistance Office (RAAO) of USAID/Southern Africa. The function of this office is to provide procurement support technical offices of USAID/SA, the Regional Inspector General (RIG) Office and client missions supported by USAID/SA. The client Missions include Angola, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Regional Programs (Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland), South Africa and Zimbabwe. There are 11 similar positions performing formal acquisitions and assistance activities in the RAAO.
Swaziland’s children are plagued with food insecurity and poverty, fueled in part by insufficient access to clean water and poor sanitation. Schools are working to become support centers where students can drink clean water, eat locally grown food, wash hands, and learn about proper sanitation.
Last updated: August 12, 2013