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April 13, 2016

Indian farmers need climate adaptation support, and they need it promptly. That is why USAID/India and Skymet Weather Services started a four-year “Partnership in Climate Services for Resilient Agriculture in India” in October 2015 to help a farmer decide which crop to sow and how to harvest best results against the threats of climate change.

Ambassador Jonathan Addleton and M. Teresa Kho at the signing ceremony.
March 28, 2016

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate $848 million (Rs. 5,681 crore) in funding to develop solar parks across India. The agreement was signed by Jonathan Addleton, Mission Director, USAID/India and M. Teresa Kho, Country Director, India Resident Mission, Asian Development Bank.

March 14, 2016
Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE) is the flagship program on clean energy between the U.S. and India to jointly work on a range of issues related to energy security, clean energy and climate change. PACE seeks to accelerate inclusive, low-carbon growth by supporting research and deployment of clean energy technologies and policies. PACE combines the efforts of several government and nongovernment stakeholders on both the U.S. and Indian sides and includes three key components: Research (PACE-R), Deployment (PACE-D), and Off-Grid Energy Access (PEACE).
U.S. Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma and Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, the Government of India’s Brand Ambassador for the Call to A
March 7, 2016

U.S. Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma was joined today by Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, the Government of India’s Brand Ambassador for the Call to Action for a TB-free India, civil society, health workers, patient advocates, and corporate representatives for a reception in anticipation of World Tuberculosis Day on March 24.

March 5, 2016

I hope that 50 years from now someone will look back on the projects we're supporting today and deliver a speech about perspectives. Maybe he or she will ask the audience to recall a time when people still had TB. Or when women and children were unable to reach their full potential because they did not have access to quality health care. Maybe he or she will reference a life-saving vaccine that was invented and patented in India in 2016? Or a game-changing program that eliminated preventable mother and child deaths.


Last updated: November 28, 2016

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