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The Feed the Future Asia Innovative Farmers project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Regional Development Mission for Asia, introduces new technologies and management practices to support smallholder farmers to boost their incomes and improve food security.

Three new Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases confirmed in Guinea; more than 1,000 contacts identified. World Health Organization (WHO) declares end to Sierra Leone's most recent EVD cluster. Government of Liberia (GoL) launches electronic platform for Liberian health workers to track and report public health threats.

پروژه حمایت از اصلاحات مؤثر برای حسبابدهی به شهروندان (AERCA) ادارۀ انکشاف بین‌المللی امریکا از تعهد حکومت افغانستان برای مبارزه با فساد اداری حمایت می‌کند.

The United States Agency for International Development’s Advancing Efforts for Reform and Civic Accountability (AERCA) activity supports the Afghan government’s commitment to combatting corruption.

The United States Agency for International Development partners with the United Nations Children's Fund to work with the Afghan Government, with other development agencies, and with civil society to strengthen the quality of water, sanitation, and hygiene services in households, schools, and health facilities. 

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Engineering Quality Assurance and Logistical Support program provides technical and logistical services and quality assurance standards to USAID’s Infrastructure projects in the energy, transportation, and construction sectors, making sure they follow established International guidelines.

The Kabul Urban Water Supply (KUWS) Project, implemented by the German Development Bank (KfW) at the request of the Afghan Government, is building the backbone water infrastructure to provide 50 percent of Kabul’s population with pipe-based drinking water and access to basic sanitation systems. 

Suaahara is a five-year, comprehensive, community-focused project dedicated to improving the health and nutritional status of pregnant and lactating women and children under the age of two. The project focuses on improving nutrition and health standards of women and children by focusing on better maternal, newborn, and child health services. It aims to improve reproductive health/family planning services; create awareness regarding sanitation and hygiene; improve access to clean water; and introduce home-based gardening as a way to encourage a balanced and healthy diet.

The Zero Tolerance project is a three-year, over $5 million collaborative effort between USAID and UNICEF aimed at reducing the prevalence of school-related gender-based violence and establishing child- and adolescent-friendly procedures to respond to incidents of gender-based violence (GBV) when they occur.

USAID’s five-year, $9.9 million Nepal Hydropower Development Project (NHDP), supports the Government of Nepal's efforts to expand the country’s access to modern, high-quality hydropower services and realize its potential as an energy exporter in South Asia. Working in collaboration with the Investment Board of Nepal (IBN), the NEA, and the Ministry of Energy (MOE), the project will help Nepal facilitate and encourage private sector investment in hydropower in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner.

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Last updated: July 25, 2016