Improving Infant Health Through Exclusive Breastfeeding.
“To ensure impact, MCSP works closely with communities to understand and address their unique needs and challenges to support timely initiation and ensure women breastfeed exclusively for six months.”
The Feed the Future Kenya Innovation Engine identifies, fosters, and brings to scale innovative market-driven solutions to persistent food insecurity, under-nutrition and poverty. The Innovation Engine partners with entrepreneurs who design new concepts, products and services to maximize their commercial potential, as well as nutritional and livelihoods benefits to the targeted communities. The Innovation Engine supports experimentation and rewards proven successes that represent game-changing approaches for thousands of Kenyan families.
Wildlife management and protection in East Africa will get a boost through a $4.6 million partnership between USAID Missions and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI). The joint effort will significantly advance efforts to combat transnational wildlife crime in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and other countries in the region.
Five new research projects will advance the cause of wildlife protection in Kenya, international donors announced. The $1.5 million projects are intended to improve capacity in ecosystem management, law enforcement, and prosecution, to promote wildlife conservation and combat wildlife poaching and trafficking to preserve Kenya's natural biodiversity.
On July 1, 2013, President Obama announced a major initiative to improve U.S.-Africa trade. The Trade Africa Initiative supports greater U.S.-Africa trade and investment, regional integration, and trade competitiveness.
Last updated: January 25, 2016