October 13, 2017

Good morning, Rowena. Thank you very much for inviting me. I’m thrilled to be here speaking with you this morning, and I’m thrilled to be in South Africa. It’s a new region for me but I am proud of the important work we are doing here and proud of the very strong relationship that USAID has with South Africans, whether it’s the government, the private sector or just ordinary people.

September 28, 2017

The ​U.S. ​Agency ​for ​International ​Development’s ​(USAID) ​U.S. ​Global Development ​Lab ​is ​announcing ​$5 ​million ​for ​25 ​new ​research partnerships ​to ​address ​critical ​areas ​of ​development. Through ​the Partnerships ​for ​Enhanced ​Engagement ​in ​Research ​(PEER) ​program, the ​Global ​Development ​Lab ​will ​award ​$5 ​million ​to ​high ​quality research ​projects ​across ​the ​world. ​Funded ​research ​projects ​address ​s global ​development ​challenges ​in ​partnership ​with ​a ​USG ​supported scientist ​.

May 19, 2017

Switching to clean energy takes preparation, but the results can bring jobs and other benefits to communities and reduce harmful air pollution.

May 12, 2017

USAID’s Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub aims to increase global competitiveness and intra-regional trade, and improve food security in Southern Africa. The project is implementing activities with the public and private sectors and civil society across the region.

March 31, 2017

USAID joined the Deputy President of South Africa, Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa; the National Minister of Health, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi; and the South African National Aids Council (SANAC) as they launched South Africa’s five-year National Strategic Plan on HIV, TB and STIs, Friday, March 31. The event was also attended by representatives of the international and donor communities including UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibe, and the Chargé d'Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in South Africa, Ms. Jessye Lapenn. 


Last updated: February 22, 2018

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