Latest IESC News

IESC Remembers One of Its Founders 

01-Sep-2016 Categories: Press Releases

Earlier this month, IESC lost one of its founding partners, Jack N. Behrman, who died on August 19, 2016, at the age of 94.

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IESC Hosts Second Fellow from President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders 

19-Aug-2016 Categories: Press Releases
Stélvia Agostinho, a Mandela Washington Fellow from Angola, will spend six weeks at IESC as an intern. IESC—International Executive Service Corps—is delighted to host Stélvia... read more

IESC Refreshes Brand, Unveils New Logo and Tagline  

11-Aug-2016 Categories: Press Releases

When IESC turned 50 in 2014, we decided to take some time to reflect and to make some changes...

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Recognizing Success at IESC 

08-Jun-2016 Categories: Afghanistan Egypt Our Impact Press Releases

This May, IESC presented its annual awards at two ceremonies in Washington, DC, and Kabul, Afghanistan. Two volunteers and three staff members were recognized.

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New Program in Ghana Will Improve Food Safety and Grow Agricultural Exports 

10-May-2016 Categories: Ghana Press Releases

The two-year, $2.8 million program will draw on IESC’s half-century tradition of international volunteer expertise.

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Solar Panels Power Rural Agriculture Offices  

06-May-2016 Categories: Afghanistan

For civil servants working in the local offices of the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, there are many challenges to their daily work. A stable electricity supply is one of the main obstacles that keeps them from providing good services to Afghan farmers and herders.

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Businesses in the ABADE Program Recognized in Mazar-e Sharif 

21-Apr-2016 Categories: Afghanistan Press Releases

On April 10, USAID recognized 35 ABADE investment partners in a ceremony in Mazar-e Sharif.

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From One Project to Another: Lending a Helping Hand to Advance Afghanistan’s Agribusinesses 

01-Apr-2016 Categories: Afghanistan Our Impact

To do development well, we must apply integrated and robust solutions and cultivate a culture of collaboration and learning.

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Saluting Unsung Champions, This International Women's Day and Beyond 

08-Mar-2016 Categories: Afghanistan International Women's Day

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #Pledge for Parity. At IESC, we know that no community, no society, no nation can truly prosper when half the population is cut out of the equation.

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Finding a Voice, Finding a Path 

07-Mar-2016 Categories: Afghanistan International Women's Day

Candid about her insecurities, relentlessly hardworking and quick to recognize those that helped her along the way, Najeba is blazing a trail. To me, she is bravery personified and a role model—not just to me, not just to women, but to all.

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