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September 16, 2016

USAID launched the RISE initiative in February 2014 to increase the resilience of chronically vulnerable households in targeted agro-pastoral and marginal agriculture zones in Niger and Burkina Faso (see Figure 1 for Map of the RISE Zone). RISE represents the totality of USAID’s humanitarian and development efforts to increase resilience by increasing economic well-being, strengthening governance and improving health and nutrition status.

A young woman in Niger practices writing in her literacy class.
September 8, 2016

Today, the United States Embassy in Niamey celebrated World Literacy Day, visiting a functional literacy and numeracy training center in Kobadje, Tillaberi region.  The U.S. Ambassador to Niger, Eunice Reddick, spoke to some of the 30 participants in the literacy program there. 

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