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As USAID further expands collaboration with diverse and nontraditional actors through the New Partnerships Initiative, we are inspired by the stories of partnering, innovation, and success being reported from the field. These stories demonstrate USAID’s commitment to inclusion, local leadership, and sustainable development.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

March 25, 2021

NPI’s EXPAND Project Helps Communities Adapt to COVID-19
The five-year New Partnership Initiative (NPI) EXPAND project was well underway when the COVID-19 pandemic began affecting communities worldwide. Read how, in Tanzania, the global threat presented an opportunity to manufacture new products that would help not only to control the spread of the virus but also to boost family incomes.

March 4, 2021

Compliance Matters
What you need to know

February 19, 2021

USAID Project to Bring New Life to Morocco’s Historic Urban Neighborhoods
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing funding for Rebuilding Our Homes, a new program in partnership with the American Sephardi Federation and the Association Mimouna. 

February 18, 2021

Private Sector Partnership Advantage: The Cacao Effect
Leveraging expertise and investments of the private sector is a central approach of USAID’s New Partnerships Initiative (NPI). Private companies can drive economic growth and improve the well-being of the communities where they operate. Learn how USAID teamed up with Luker Chocolate, a leading chocolate company in Colombia, to increase productivity and boost incomes for cacao farmers.

January 19, 2021

3 Ways Co-Creation Can Be More Than a Meeting: Learning and building together in Morocco
Co-creation is a central approach of the New Partnerships Initiative, and USAID aims to increase the use of co-creation in all new awards––after all, the benefits of co-creation reach far beyond codesigning USAID projects. As we see in Morocco, co-creation facilitates new relationships, fosters new skills, and inspires renewed commitment to shared goals as well as pride in collective accomplishments.