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August 23, 2017

While teachers, students and parents prepare for “Back to School,” some 80 million children around the world are out of school because of crisis and conflict. USAID is committed to providing children and youth—including the most vulnerable—access to an education.

November 10, 2015

The lives of more than 1 million Nigerian children and youth have been derailed by violence. USAID is working to give these internally displaced children a chance to continue their education with community based non-formal learning centers.

August 3, 2015

July 24 marked one year since the last reported case of wild polio in Nigeria. This is a significant milestone for the largest country by population in Africa and, historically, a major reservoir of the virus.

July 29, 2015

With interests ranging from “Uber for tractors” to rights for the visually impaired, the innovations from this year’s Echoing Green Global Fellows are providing essential services, creating jobs and reducing poverty -- often through market-based solutions.

March 19, 2014

USAID/Nigeria has been investing in several agriculture activities such as Thai Farms to support local farmers. In fact, Maximizing Agricultural Revenue and Key Enterprises in Targeted Sites (MARKETS II) is the Nigeria Mission’s flagship agriculture activity. This project seeks to connect local farmers to markets, introduce new technology and partnerships, and provide training to farmers to improve production capacity.

February 28, 2014

Whether it’s kick starting local off-grid energy projects in Kenya and Nigeria, or larger scale initiatives across the region, GE’s involvement in the Power Africa initiative is very much underway.

November 23, 2013

More than 85,000 infants in Nigeria are at risk of HIV transmission from their mothers every year. Read more >>

November 5, 2013

Community members sing at the opening of a border information center in West Africa. Read more >>

November 1, 2013

What does it take to get contraceptives to clients in rural Nigeria to promote safe motherhood and healthy families? Read more >>

September 21, 2013

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of September 16, 2013. Read more >>

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