October 12, 2016


Sanogo Diarra owns a company that employs 22 women from her neighborhood.

Sanogo Diarra’s fruit processing company has created good jobs for women in her community
It was 2009, and Sanogo Diarra saw that women in her neighborhood needed jobs. More than that, they wanted jobs. And she wanted to help them. In Mali’s capital city of Bamako, she founded a company that processes dried fruits and vegetables.

With her…

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October 12, 2016

Borey Koy, executive director of MediaOne (Photo: MediaOne)

With robust training, a Cambodian NGO is transformed into a leader
Cambodia has struggled for political stability for 50 years, and in that context, the free flow of information and the ability to have your voice heard is critically important. Media for Education and Development in Action is a non-partisan, independent Cambodian organization that empowers…

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September 29, 2016

The new four-year, $20 million program will help foster inclusive, broad-based economic growth.
Photo by USAID Tanzania/Flickr.

Tanzania is nearing a tipping point. In just the past five years, Tanzania has doubled its revenue, curbed inflation, and now counts itself among the top 20 fastest growing countries in the world.

IESC has been awarded a new four-year, $20 million program in Tanzania…

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September 21, 2016

Zakia Roshan is operations manager at Mazatoo Food Production, where sales have increased more than fivefold since the company received support from the ABADE Program.

Onsite production brings new jobs and a fivefold increase in sales
Most Afghans enjoy candy with their tea every day, so the market for the confection is strong. Strong enough for one candy-importing company to try producing it onsite.

For many years,…

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May 6, 2016

CBCMP-II installed solar panels in three offices in Nangarhar Province

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.

To tackle this issue, the Capacity Building and Change…

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April 1, 2016

ABADE’s Chief of Party awarded the three MAIL civil servants certificates of appreciation for their assistance.

By Emily Harper, with reporting by Andja Cosic 

Issues of global development do not exist as discrete, independent problems. The global problem of tuberculosis, for example, is more than a single bacterium and its associated illness.  Tuberculosis as a development issue involves health care delivery…

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