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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 11:45am

Abuja – On March 29, 2022, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched its two-year $9.5 million Advancing Nutrition Activity to improve the nutritional health of citizens in Bauchi, Kebbi, and Sokoto states. 

The activity will address the immediate and underlying causes of malnutrition, provide technical support, share innovations, and conduct research to improve nutritional outcomes. The launch was also an opportunity to showcase the USAID/Nigeria Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy (2020-2025), which was developed in partnership with the Government of Nigeria and other key stakeholders.

USAID supports donates start-up equipment to caregivers of children living with HIV and their families
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 4:00am

On April 22, 2021, the Director of U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of HIV and TB Control, Rachel Goldstein, joined  Chief of staff to Adamawa State, Prof. Maxwell Michael Gidado, at a virtual ceremony to start distribution of equipment and machines to foster self-reliance among vulnerable households. 

The grant will provide assistance to youth-led and mid-stage companies working in food value chains in Nigeria
Monday, April 12, 2021 - 5:45am

On April 12, 2021, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Nigeria launched a COVID-19 Food Security Challenge that will provide $3 million in grant funding and technical assistance to youth-led and mid-stage companies working in food value chains in Nigeria.Nigeria is experiencing food insecurity compounded by the COVID-19 global pandemic and its effects on the food value chain in the country.  The pandemic has disrupted already fragile agricultural value chains, especially smallholder farmers’ ability to produce, process, and distribute food.  This disrupts agricultural productivity and markets, and negatively impacts livelihoods, especially among vulnerable households, women, and youth.

USAID Launches New Early Grade Learning Book in Local Languages for Southern Nigeria
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 12:45pm

On January 28, 2021, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council jointly launched the new Igbo and Yoruba early grade reading materials entitled Ka anyi guo! and Je ká kawe! respectively. These resources expand the availability of quality local language teaching and learning materials for reading in Nigeria, targeting all Igbo and Yoruba speaking primary grade 1 to 3 learners in the southern regions.  

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Last updated: June 13, 2022

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