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October 31, 2016

SIEM REAP, October 31, 2016 – The United States and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) awarded first place of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) World of Food Innovation Challenge to a team of three Indonesian students from Gadjah Mada University. The team’s MINO Microbubble Generator technology increased oxygen in water and as a result, enlarged tilapia fish size by 40 percent, improved fish survival rate by nine percent, and ultimately increased tilapia fish farmers’ harvest.

United States Announce Winner of  2016 ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women
October 27, 2016

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with UL, a global safety science organization, announced Dr. Worajit Setthapun of Thailand as the winner of the 2016 ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women. She was honored at the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Science in Technology in Cambodia for her groundbreaking work in sustainable energy research benefiting the ASEAN region.

U.S. Paves the Way for Let Girls Learn Initiative in Laos
October 7, 2016

 Susan Markham, Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), today wrapped up a five-day visit to Lao PDR during which she met Lao education officials and visited schools to pave the way for the expansion of the U.S. Government's Let Girls Learn initiative to Laos, which President Obama announced during his visit last month.

October 7, 2016

From October 2 to 6, dozens of students age 18 to 25 from 30 different universities across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region joined the “Coaching Workshop on ASEAN” and “Simulation of ASEAN Meetings” to learn about ASEAN protocols and operations as part of the second annual ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting. This year’s theme was the protection and promotion of migrant workers’ rights.

USAID and YSEALI Announce Top Three Youth Teams in Food Innovation Challenge 2016
October 3, 2016

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) today announced the top three youth teams to present their technology-based solutions at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Ministerial Meeting on Science and Technology in late October.

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