USAID supported 100,000 hours of horticulture training that increased farm yields by 67 percent.
Completed a five-year project that helped 10,000 horticulture producers adopt new technologies and leveraged $23 million in private sector investment.
Assisted the city of Zliten to improve its COVID-19 response by strengthening local instructions, a model now being replicated in 29 Libyan municipalities.
10,000 horticulture producers
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Helped develop a paper that sets out a roadmap for a national security vetting agency and restoring public trust in security services.
Signed a memorandum of understanding to create a National Public Service Portal that will improve citizens’ access to information.
USAID AVC-HVC promotes rapid, inclusive growth in Afghanistan’s agricultural sector.
Invested $77,000 to support trade routes and transportation during the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in $4.5 million in exports—a 58:1 return on investment.
Organized the national finals of the 2020 Entrepreneurship World Cup, supporting three projects that will advance to the global finals.
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Published a report on user perceptions of trust and privacy on the internet, drawing on research from Ghana and India.
Rehabilitated a 20-year-old pipeline that will provide better water service to 25,000 people in five villages.
USAID Scaling Up Nutrition Technical Assistance supports Zambia to prevent stunting in children under age two.
Trained 62 community-based volunteers on family planning practices such as birth spacing.
Piloted a new exam, taken at the end of secondary education, in 100 schools.
Launched "Influencer 504,” the Ministry of Education’s first-ever distance-learning socioemotional education program.
Held the 2020 Zimbabwe Alternative Mining Indaba, a dialogue on reforming the mining industry to be more inclusive and sustainable.
Sangay Dorji, of Bhutan’s Department of Local Governance, poses with Dorji Norbu, Kinzang Wangdi, and Lekey Dorji—part of the team implementing an agroforestry survey.
Kicked off a study of Bhutan’s agroforestry systems and practices that will inform the country’s national agroforestry strategy.
Facilitated a joint declaration on energy cooperation between the United Kingdom and Mexico to increase collaboration and strengthen labor capacities in Mexico’s energy sector.