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October 27, 2017

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced four Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) between Indonesian and American scientists. Administered by the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, these four research partnership grants will gather evidence to inform policy and management decisions in: peatland restoration; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education; environmental changes and natural disasters in metropolitan areas; and tuna stock management.

May 4, 2017
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global safety science company, has launched the third annual ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women.
November 2, 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 increases oxygen in water and as a result, enlarges tilapia fish size by 40 percent, improving fish survival rate by nine percent, and ultimately increasing the fish farmers’ harvest.

Binsar and Keisha Manik
October 30, 2016

Although Indonesia has made remarkable progress over the last decade, Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the top four causes of death in the country. In addition to the results of a recent prevalence survey which showed a much higher TB prevalence than previously estimated, an increase in Multi Drug Resistant TB (MDR-TB) cases, inadequate number of TB and MDR-TB case in public and private hospitals, and under-reporting in large hospitals and within the private sector pose significant challenges to the national program.

Students improve reading and comprehension by reading grade and age appropriate books.
October 30, 2016

Through the PRIORITAS (Prioritizing Reform, Innovation, and Opportunities for Reaching Indonesia’s Teachers, Administrators, and Students) program, USAID has committed itself to encouraging improvements in early grade reading by developing grade-appropriate reading books that will enrich current classroom instruction.




Last updated: March 10, 2021

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