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August 1, 2022

The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa empowers inspiring young leaders from fourteen east and central African countries with the skills, knowledge, and networks to drive Africa’s growth and unlock the continent’s potential. The Center houses East Africa’s premier leadership development program, bringing together innovative problem-solvers to foster regional perspectives and address today’s challenges within and beyond their countries.

August 1, 2022

As the responsibility for leadership passes to the next generation, Africa’s future and its global competitiveness will be driven by academically gifted and entrepreneurial young people empowered to lead. USAID is providing state-of-the-art education to millions of Kenyan children, expanding educational and employment opportunities for young adults, and preparing a new generation of young African leaders with the skills and mindset to transform the region and the continent.

July 7, 2022

USAID’s Cross-Border Community Resilience (CBCR) is a regional project designed to enhance resilience and thus reduce the need for humanitarian assistance among communities in the cross-border clusters of Karamoja, Moyale and Mandera, which cover the borderlands of the following countries:

May 19, 2022

National Geographic Kids Africa is an educational entertainment program being developed in Africa through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Walt Disney Company, and WildlifeDirect. It will amplify African leadership, storytelling, and innovation. Young people will be capable and creative environmental change agents. The show’s  goal is to inspire children to explore the natural world and share with them the knowledge and skills to understand, conserve, and protect it.

May 18, 2022

Internews trains journalists in effective environmental reporting. With the support of USAID and the US Department of Interior-International Assistance Program, Internews launched the East African Media Coverage of Conservation and Wildlife in 2019 and has trained over 250 journalists and issued 57 story grants. The goal of the program is to empower East African journalists to cover the environment more effectively.


Last updated: August 08, 2022

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