At a ceremony on November 14 in Tamale, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded scholarships to 11 students from the University for Development Studies (UDS). These scholarships are granted through the USAID West Africa Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Program (USAID WA-WASH) to support students pursuing Master’s Degrees in WASH-related fields.
The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), today launched Agir pour la Planification Familiale (AgirPF) in conjunction with the unveiling of the Government of Côte d’Ivoire’s National Family Planning Costed Implementation Plan (CIP). The CIP intends to achieve more than double the current percentage of women in the country using modern contraceptives by 2020.
Ce document vise à attirer l’attention des dirigeants et décideurs politiques dans les pays côtiers d’Afrique de l’Ouest et les institutions régionales sur l’importance d’intégrer l’adaptation aux changements climatiques (les réponses au climat réel ou prévu et à ses effets afin de réduire les répercussions négatives ou de tirer profit des opportunités) à la planification du développement côtier.
This brief aims to draw the attention of leaders and policy-makers in West African coastal countries and regional institutions to the importance of mainstreaming climate change adaptation (responses to actual or expected climate and its effects to reduce harm or take advantage of opportunities) into coastal development planning. It highlights short- and long-term benefits of mainstreaming and provides recommendations for taking advantage of the National Adaptation Planning (NAP) process to mainstream adaptation effectively.
The U.S. Agency for International Development, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service, the University of Rhode Island, Delaware State University, and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, today launched the Analytical Support Services and Evaluations for Sustainable Systems (ASSESS) Project. Through independent evaluations, analysis and the sharing of best practices, ASSESS will promote creativity, innovation and learning by USAID and its development partners, with the ultimate goal of increasing the effectiveness of their programs.
Last updated: February 10, 2016