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November 28, 2014

This is the Workshop Report from the Stakeholders Technical Workshop for Key Populations in West and Central Africa that took place May 27 – 29, 2014, in Accra, Ghana.  The workshop brought together key stakeholders working with key populations in multiple countries in the West and Central Africa region to share and discuss the latest experience in programming and policy making, especially for men who have sex with men and transgender people, female sex workers, and people who use drugs. Participants shared research methodologies and promising practices to identify and develop strategies and innovative next steps to advance HIV prevention, treatment, and control of HIV in the region.

March 24, 2014

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – More than 400 individuals representing every aspect of the shea industry are gathered in Abidjan for Shea 2014: The Industry Unites, the annual conference of the Global Shea Alliance. From March 24 to 26, 2014, experts will present the latest information on industry trends, production techniques and the international market for shea, as well as practical information about the shea business. 

February 26, 2014

Lagos, Nigeria The Borderless 2014 Conference, from February 26 -28, 2014, in Lagos, brings together trade and investment professionals to focus on eliminating barriers to trade in West Africa. The conference was organized by the Borderless Alliance, in conjunction with the Nigeria Export Import Bank (NEXIM), with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Women gathering water from a well improved by the USAID West Africa Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Program
February 24, 2014

OUAGADOUGOU – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is conducting a study tour to the United States for 12 staff members of the Burkina Faso Ministry of Water Resources from February 22 to March 6, 2014.

February 10, 2014

“Through this workshop, USAID will help policy makers and planners learn how to take climate risks and adaptation options into account when managing development programs, particularly those relating to water resources management,” said Bradley Wallach, USAID West Africa Acting Mission Director.  “We are bringing together representatives of public services, private companies, academic and research institutions as well as organizations that work in the areas of environment and climate change, water management, and the design and construction of water and sanitation infrastructure.”

January 27, 2014

January 23, 2014, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: 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: Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Mauritania, Niger, and Togo.

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