What does PEACE mean to you? To Fatima, peace means a Nigeria without Boko Haram. Fatima walked for three nights to escape from Boko Haram, but her son was killed as she fled. In recognition of Women's History Month, we celebrate the courage of women like Fatima who are irreversibly impacted by war, but move forward.

Escaping Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria – 2 0 3 0

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How do you make coffee in Colombia even better? Go directly to Colombian coffee farmers with training! "We want the farmers to be successful," said Alfredo of a farmer support center. Learn more about how a unique partnership between USAID and Starbucks is boosting coffee quality and incomes in rural communities. [ Starbucks.com Link ]
How do you make coffee in Colombia even better? Go directly to Colombian coffee farmers with training! "We want the farmers to be successful," said Alfredo of a farmer support center. Learn more about how a unique partnership between USAID and Starbucks is boosting coffee quality and incomes in rural communities. [ Starbucks.com Link ]
How do you make coffee in Colombia even better? Go directly to Colombian coffee farmers with training! "We want the farmers to be successful," said Alfredo of a farmer support center. Learn more about how a unique partnership between USAID and Starbucks is boosting coffee quality and incomes in rural communities. [ Starbucks.com Link ]
How do you make coffee in Colombia even better? Go directly to Colombian coffee farmers with training! "We want the farmers to be successful," said Alfredo of a farmer support center. Learn more about how a unique partnership between USAID and Starbucks is boosting coffee quality and incomes in rural communities. [ Starbucks.com Link ]
This is Sonny. Thanks to his cousin Merzin, he's a TB survivor! Merzin is a health volunteer who recognized Sonny's symptoms and got him treatment. Merzin is one of USAID's most important resources in the fight to defeat tuberculosis in the Philippines, where 300,000 TB diagnosis were made last year alone. Check out the full story on World TB Day: [ Exposure.co Link ]
Remember meeting Buddy (USAID's TB Fighting Cat) in a recent photo story? Well, he made a trip to DC in advance of World Tuberculosis Day (today) to spread news of our work to #EndTB. Check out some photos from DC and his entire story at [ Exposure.co Link ]
We can't predict the future using a crystal ball, so we count on FEWS NET ! The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) is a tool that USAID created in 1985 to help decision makers plan for humanitarian crises using evidence. Explore this resource at [ Fews.net Link ]
Meet a Moringa Mogul in Benin, an entrepreneur from Tajikistan and even blacksmiths from Ghana in the latest Feed the Future newsletter. USAID helps smallholder farmers and small business owners find food security, freedom and opportunity. Share this post to give others a glimpse at our work!

Feed the Future March Newsletter

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On World Water Day , check out this refreshing collaboration! Feed the Future and Texas A&M University team up to lighten the lift for women in Ethiopia with new technologies. See how this is boosting income, conserving water and making life a little easier for farmers like Eme at [ Feedthefuture.gov Link ]
Water Security=A More Secure World It's World Water Day and USAID is recycling wastewater to create a more water-secure Middle East. Spread the news and share this story!

Improving Water Services for a More Water Secure Middle East – Global...

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On National Agriculture Day, see how blacksmiths in Ghana help farmers create new tools that are reducing food waste and increasing soybean harvests. [ Feedthefuture.gov Link ]

Blacksmiths in Ghana Test New Skills in the Thresher Market

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“The forest is ours, but we did not know what was inside." See what Ethiopia's Majang people discovered when they mapped the resources of the forest. #WorldForestDay

Seeing the Forest for the Trees

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How do you achieve development goals faster? Partner together! Since 2001, USAID has built more than 1,600 private sector partnerships with more than 3,200 organizations.

By working together, we're achieving more towards development goals like increasing food security and ending preventable child deaths. Our 2017 Partnering for Impact Report highlights why partnership works: [ Usaid.gov Link ]
Something as simple as seeds, can plant the courage to rebuild lives. With the support of USAID, see how thousands of Nigerian farmers are cultivating crops again.

After Escaping a Boko Haram Onslaught, These Farmers Begin a New Season...

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Who do you think of when you picture a construction entrepreneur? Or an honorary citizen? See what USAID/Albania discovered about people's perceptions of women and men in this interesting video experiment.

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GOOD READ: For a better understanding of what's behind simultaneous food insecurity crises in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia & Nigeria, check out this Financial Times article.

And, learn more about how USAID responds to such crises at [ Usaid.gov Link ].

Why is the world facing worst humanitarian crisis since 1945?

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Why do you think sport is important for children? Let us know your answer in the comments section.
Our Advancing Kosovo Together program is using sports activities to promote inter-ethnic cooperation.

School Repairs Promote Learning and Teamwork in Kosovo | Transforming...

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Meet Mildred – a determined 25 year old who has big plans for the future! She is talented, bright and motivated, but had to dropout of school due to unfortunately family circumstances. Rather than fall behind, Mildred found a path forward when she learned about financial literacy and entrepreneurship through the USAID Kenya Youth Employment and Skills program. Now she runs her own barbershop!

Kenyan Youth Tackle Unemployment With Vocational Training | Transforming...

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