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How U.S. researchers helped avert economic disasters

Meet the three Americans who won the 2022 Nobel Prize in economics for research that has helped governments respond to economic downturns.
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U.S. steps up climate investments in Pacific islands

The U.S. is strengthening relationships with long-standing Pacific island partners, including through new climate measures.
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How COVID-19 disruptions exacerbated food insecurity

This installment in a series looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic is one of several factors driving the global food crisis.
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More Ukrainian grain reaching developing countries

Find out which countries are getting Ukrainian grain and other food products via the U.N.'s Black Sea Grain Initiative.
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Biden at U.N.: Partnering for a freer, more just world

President Biden told the U.N. the U.S. will work with any country to tackle global challenges. See what partnerships are already underway.
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Helping Guatemalans feed their families, boost crops

Learn how U.S.-funded programs have helped Guatemalan farmers increase crop production and feed their families.
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Helping farmers in Asia, Africa overcome floods and drought

A company in India that teaches farmers to preserve stormwater for irrigation is partnering with the U.S. to share its invention worldwide.
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Working to deliver a truly worldwide web

With decades of experience, Doreen Bogdan-Martin would lead the U.N. International Telecommunication Union with integrity and accountability.
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Here’s where new businesses launch

Silicon Valley, New York City and Boston rank among the top five places in the world to build startups. Here's why.