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The U.S. Agency for International Development supports the Cooperative Orthotic and Prosthetic Enterprise (COPE), a Lao non-profit organization that works in partnership with the Centre for Medical Rehabilitation to help ensure that people with physical disabilities have local, free access to quality, nationally-managed rehabilitation services.

USAID/Food For Peace contributes $20 million in additional emergency food assistance to Iraq in February. Italian firm Trevi signs agreement to refurbish Mosul Dam. Insecurity in Iraq results in more than 3,100 civilian deaths and injuries countrywide since January.

USAID activates a DART to coordinate the USG response to deteriorating humanitarian conditions in Ethiopia. USAID partners provide relief food assistance and seed, WASH, and nutrition interventions across drought-affected areas of Ethiopia

Texas A&M University’s ConDev informs practitioners how to design development programs with a better chance of building peace in conflict-prone countries.

Michigan State University's the Global Center for Food Systems Innovation addresses critical pressures on the world’s food supply by creating, testing and enabling the expansion of solutions.

The International Development Innovation Network is linking local innovators around the world who are using technology to address issues facing people living in poverty.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology leads two programs - the Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation is designing a system for evaluating technological solutions to development challenges.

Makerere University’s ResilientAfrica Network, anchored in Uganda, works with universities in Ethiopia, Ghana and South Africa to find innovative local solutions to overcome the shocks and stresses of poverty, conflict, displacement, disease and drought.

Duke University’s Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke and Innovations in Healthcare find successful innovators in global health care and help them expand.

The College of William & Mary’s AidData Center for Development Policy is enabling the international development community to more effectively target, coordinate, deliver, and evaluate aid investments though geospatial mapping.

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Last updated: July 25, 2017