Smiling woman standing in field of maize (USAID)

U.S. and India partner to fight poverty in Asia, Africa

The United States and India are partnering to help farmers in Africa protect crop yields and to improve health outcomes in countries in Asia.
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U.S. hosts forum to advance Indo-Pacific prosperity

The U.S. and Vietnam are hosting a forum to promote economic development in the Indo-Pacific, furthering U.S. efforts to enhance opportunity in the region.
Illustration of bar graph and Asia map with hand pushing up tallest bar (State Dept./D. Thompson)

U.S. companies pledge support for Asia’s post-pandemic recovery

The U.S. government and major U.S. retailers are planning to help workers in Asia recover from the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Somalia schoolchildren sitting in a group (© Ismail Taxta/UNICEF-Somalia)

Somalia’s next generation of storytellers

Somalia has long been known for its poets and storytellers. Learn about a U.S.-backed program using oral traditions to help strengthen literacy there.
Women wearing headscarves working at computers (© Shawn Baldwin/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

A U.S. company in Israel builds the Palestinian tech sector

Cisco in Israel has made investments in the Palestinian tech sector to make it more robust and build the Palestinian territories' tech economy.

Filling the world’s cup with certified coffee beans

Coffee is Ethiopia’s top export, providing livelihoods for 15 million people. That's why USAID is showing farmers how to increase the value of their beans.
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U.S. charges Iranians in massive international hacking scheme

Iranian hackers linked to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps broke into computer systems of more than 300 universities worldwide and stole valuable research, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Michael R. Pompeo at lectern with people seated behind him (State Dept./Freddie Everett)

Pompeo recognizes ‘Ambassadors for the American way’

These four 2019 ACE winners show the benefits that American innovation and dynamism can bring to communities around the world.
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U.S. solar farms harvest clean energy — and jobs

The largest solar farm in the United States will begin construction soon in Indiana. Learn more about large-scale solar facilities here.