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U.S. Consul General in Hyderabad Katherine Hadda addressing the gathering.
May 1, 2019

Over 100 participants from eight South and South-East Asian countries attended today the “Regional Workshop on Fall Armyworm Management in Asia” organized in Hyderabad. The Fall Armyworm (FAW) is one of the most destructive crop pests and has invaded crops in India and other countries in the region including Bangladesh, Thailand, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.

Ambassador Juster Launches New Initiative to Bring Indian Corporations into the Fight to End TB
April 26, 2019

U.S. Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster today launched a bold new initiative designed to galvanize India’s corporate sector in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). This initiative supports the Government of India’s ambitious goal of eliminating TB by 2025, which would be five years ahead of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal. The initiative creates a shared platform for corporations committed to ending TB in India. The event was held in partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce in India (AMCHAM India) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

April 16, 2019

There's a lot of buzz in the world of international development about using private finance in new ways to tackle development challenges and boost sustainability. I’ve been in just over a year and am now starting to gain a greater understanding of the financial innovation around this robust market, differentiating it from most USAID posts. Using private finance in development is still a bit outside the sweet spot for some development professionals, but there is momentum in India that is adding to the enthusiasm for the new phrase: “blended finance.” India’s rapidly growing economy is the perfect laboratory for development finance enthusiasts. India’s rich capital markets, meaningful market reformation, and the continued expansion of the development sector are combining to create an astounding crescendo of innovation.

USAID/India Mission Director Mark Anthony White and Gaurav Varma, Chief Operating Officer, of USISPF, signing the MOU
April 15, 2019

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United States India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to jointly address India’s tuberculosis (TB) and primary healthcare challenges.

IACC to Support USAID Development Programs with CSR Funds
April 2, 2019

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) in India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to jointly address India’s development challenges. 

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