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September 8, 2022

Team Sayari is an educational entertainment program being developed in East 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 and center young people as capable and creative environmental change agents.

September 8, 2022

A career Foreign Service Officer with more than 16 years of experience, Mr. Gosney joined USAID Kenya and East Africa in August 2022. Prior to joining the Kenya and East Africa Mission, he served as the Mission Director for USAID El Salvador.

August 31, 2022

The Building Resilient Market Systems in the Cross-border Drylands of the IGAD Region program targets to build resilient communities through strengthening market systems in IGAD Karamoja and Mandera clusters. The project focuses on increasing cross-border agricultural trade, domesticating regionally harmonized trade policies and disaster risk management, and supporting the implementation of  IGAD Drought Disaster Resilience and Sustainability Initiative (IDDRSI) strategy.

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.


Last updated: September 12, 2022

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