Latest IESC News

Plans Advance for Liberia's First National Business Development Center 

14-Oct-2015 Categories: Liberia Press Releases
Liberia is one step closer to having a national business development center for small businesses, following the completion of a feasibility report and business plan. From left: Samba Kawa... read more
 

U.S Volunteers to Provide Training in Conflict Resolution to Students in China  

08-Oct-2015 Categories: China Press Releases
WASHINGTON--For five days in October, students at Beijing Foreign Studies University will receive intensive, practical training in conflict resolution from a retired U.S. ambassador and a social worker professor with... read more
 

New Publication: Export Promotion of Tunisian Organics 

02-Oct-2015 Categories: Press Releases Publications Tunisia
Download publication. This case study describes the impact of a small and medium enterprise development project on Tunisia's organics sector. The USAID-funded Tunisia SME Project was... read more
 

Afghanistan’s Third Largest City Gets $10 Million Private Sector Boost 

24-Aug-2015 Categories: Afghanistan
Business owners and officials gathered in Herat to celebrate successful investment partnerships that are fueling private sector growth in the region. The August 18 event was hosted by the Assistance in Building Afghanistan... read more
 

New Financial Assistance Program Will Put Credit in the Hands of Farmers in Mali  

17-Aug-2015 Categories: Mali Press Releases
A woman in Mali sifts newly harvested grain. Photo: Bill Horn, courtesy of Photoshare. IESC – the International Executive Service Corps – will implement a new five-year... read more
 

New Publication: Strengthening Lebanon's Economy by Supporting Women Entrepreneurs 

07-Jul-2015 Categories: Lebanon Press Releases Publications
Download Publication This case study highlights the experiences of nine Lebanese microfinance institutions who partnered with the Lebanon Investment in Microfinance Program (2009-2015) to ... read more
 

Agriculture Sector Strengthens and Afghan Women Advance 

17-Jun-2015 Categories: Afghanistan Our Impact
One woman's journey from fearful speaker to confident leader Najeba Karimi. Photo: USAID CBCMP-II With a largely agricultural economy, Afghanistan is working to build up its... read more
 

New Signed Agreement to Field Volunteers in China 

29-May-2015 Categories: China Press Releases Volunteer Stories
On May 11, IESC and the China Association for International Exchange of Personnel (CAIEP) signed a formal agreement to field U.S. volunteer experts in China during 2015. This agreement advances the trilateral initiative... read more
 

IESC Awards 

IESC Honors Volunteers and Staff for Service, Dedication, and Impact On May 13, IESC presented its annual awards to volunteers and staff for their service and dedication to improve lives and livelihoods around the world.... read more
 

Spice Market 

22-May-2015 Categories: Our Impact Sri Lanka Volunteer Stories

Sri Lanka produces some of the highest regarded cinnamon in the world, and it is estimated that the Sri Lankan cinnamon industry has the potential to reap economic benefits for more than 1.5 million people in a country of 20 million. But after years of civil war, Sri Lanka’s economy and the opportunities for the cinnamon industry to leverage its economic potential were stifled. The Facilitating Economic Growth Program (2009-2014) emerged in this context, launching only months after the civil war ended.

... read more
 
Page 6 of 17 << < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > >>