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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 4:45am

Indian farmers need climate adaptation support, and they need it promptly. That is why USAID/India and Skymet Weather Services started a four-year “Partnership in Climate Services for Resilient Agriculture in India” in October 2015 to help a farmer decide which crop to sow and how to harvest best results against the threats of climate change.

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 6:45am

The U.S. Government is a committed partner of Kenya in agriculture, supporting Kenya through President Obama’s Feed the Future global program.  Feed the Future aims to reduce poverty and stunting by 20 percent through agriculture. Its Kenya Innovation Engine bridges the gap and catalyzes private investment by reducing investors’ risk in backing innovations to address food security, malnutrition, and poverty across Kenya.

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 4:45am

It is my pleasure to join you in marking an important day for family planning and reproductive health in Kenya, one on which we reaffirm the country’s commitment in these areas.

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 8:30pm

Justice Ginsburg and her colleagues across the judiciary are our nation’s most credible voices on what works and why, and a continued partnership with the U.S. judiciary will be essential to our success going forward. That’s why I am thrilled that USAID has recently renewed our agreement with the International Judicial Relations Committee so we can continue to tap into the extraordinary wealth of knowledge and experience of American judges.

Friday, March 25, 2016 - 2:45am

Today’s Leadership Summit announces the first 12 Mekong Learning Centers to officially join our program and also kicks-off a five-day training workshop for 60 instructors and administrators from each of the participating Lower Mekong countries (Burma-Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam).

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 4:45am

Year after year, we come together to discuss progress made in eradicating TB, and to renew our resolve in this fight. Why do we note this day every year?

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 5:45am

I am very pleased to be here today to help launch this important partnership between the Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited, KenGen, and the U.S. Power Africa initiative, which seeks to bring 2,500 megawatts of low-cost, clean power on line in Kenya over the next ten years. 

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 1:00pm

 

Good morning and thank you on behalf of the United States government and other international development partners for the opportunity to participate in today’s event. 

It is easily seen from the amazing turnout here today that Tuberculosis control remains a priority for us all. 

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 10:30am

"Democracy is Most at Risk when Corruption Happens with Impunity"

Thank you Mr. Krzalovski. Minister Jashari; Mr. Zrlevski, Ms. Janeva and Ms. Kovesi; ladies and gentlemen, good morning.

I’m pleased to participate in this important conference organized by the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation as part of USAID’s Anti-corruption project, and to see all of you in attendance here today.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 5:45pm

We have shown that development is an endeavor backed by bipartisan commitment; we have shown that USAID can deliver. I have told members of Congress with whom I have met that I will be transparent and accountable – a pledge made easier by the hard work and rigor that the men and women of USAID bring to work every day. I have also said that I will not be shy about coming to Congress to ask for what we need.

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