Fact Sheets

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.

University of California-- Berkeley’s Development Impact Lab is improving the way universities design technology for development and apply it on a large scale in fields including energy, health, information technology, and communications.

Since 2009, USAID has invested more than $400 million in Gaza. In the aftermath of the Gaza 2014 conflict, USAID provided food, water, hygiene kits, tarps, household items, and medical supplies to vulnerable families. In 2015, USAID continued to provide urgent humanitarian support and began to expand activities for Gaza recovery efforts. The U.S. Government works closely with the Palestinian Authority, Government of Israel, and other development partners to address immediate and intermediate humanitarian needs and long-term development needs in Gaza. USAID follows a rigorous vetting mechanism to comply with U.S. policies.

As a proven, effective public health intervention, immunization has been a priority for USAID development assistance for over thirty years. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) works closely with partners around the world, including national governments, Gavi, UNICEF, the World Health Organization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and civil society organizations, to build strong routine immunization systems and extend equitable access to lifesaving vaccines to all. USAID’s diverse portfolio of immunization programming contributes to the Agency’s priority to end preventable child and maternal deaths within a generation.


Last updated: January 24, 2017