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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 7:45am

Abuja – On January 26, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced $89 million in additional development assistance to Nigeria to continue its support for development goals outlined in a Development Objectives Assistance Agreement between the U.S. and Nigerian governments signed in 2015.

 Nearly half of the new funding ($44 million) will support HIV/AIDS control through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).  The remainder will help northeast Nigeria increase agricultural productivity and economic growth ($15 million); strengthen education ($11 million); support good governance ($10.5 million); and improve water and sanitation infrastructure ($9 million).  The new funding brings the total U.S. government assistance provided under the five-year assistance agreement to $808.5 million.

Non-formal education helped mainstream traumatized children and youth
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:45am

Since 2014, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided a peaceful environment for basic education and psycho-social support to more than 80,000 out-of-school youth in five conflict-affected states in northeast Nigeria.  Many of these children and youth, particularly girls and the physically challenged, have been traumatized by violence and are unable to access mainstream education.

Accord promises to increase access to electricity in the country's Southwest
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 9:15am

On January 25, Power Africa, a U.S. government-led initiative coordinated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which seeks to double electricity access in sub-Saharan Africa, announced a new partnership to advance the power sector in Nigeria. 

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:30am

On October 20, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) marked the successful conclusion of the three year, $3 million Feed the Future Nigeria Agro-Inputs Activity.  The activity built the capacity of agro-inputs dealers to provide extension advisory services to farmers and to compensate for a shortfall of public extension agents in the Federal Capital Territory and seven target states. Interventions focused on the maize, sorghum, rice, and cassava value chains.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 10:30am

On October 4, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced an additional $17 million in development assistance to fulfill the goals outlined in its 2015 Development Objectives Assistance Agreement with the Government of Nigeria.  This brings the total of development assistance provided under this agreement to $719 million.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:30am

On September 12, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) successfully completed its five year activity aimed at boosting trade and investment in Nigeria. The USAID-funded Nigeria Expanded Trade and Transport (NEXTT) activity brought together private sector traders, processors, business service providers, and government entities to advance the trade facilitation goals of the Nigerian government.

Up to 57 million people lack access to clean water in Africa's most populous country
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 11:30am

The U.S. government, through its Agency for International Development (USAID), today launched a new water and sanitation activity that will help Kaduna and Bauchi states improve the health and hygiene of their populations.

U.S. Announces $30 Million in New Humanitarian Funding for Northeast Nigeria
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 8:45am

On April 28, the United States announced an additional $30 million to support the people of northeast Nigeria, where years of brutality by Boko Haram and other militant groups has created a dire humanitarian crisis.

USAID Commemorates World Malaria Day in Nigeria
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 6:00am

Each year in Nigeria, more than 80 million people fall ill and 300,000 die from malaria. The U.S. government, through the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is committed to raising awareness about the proper prevention, diagnosis and treatment of this disease. 

This three-year MOU outlines the shared and individual commitments to help drive economic development collaboration between USAID/Nigeria and the Kaduna State Government
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 8:30am

The U.S. government, through the Agency for International Development (USAID), announces its continuing support to the economic sector in Kaduna State with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by the USAID Acting Mission Director Julie A. Koenen and His Excellency the Governor of Kaduna Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai.

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