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Africa Day: U.S. partnerships with African nations endure

The United States is a partner with Africa. Learn how America is supporting public health and economic growth in African nations.
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Prosper Africa: U.S. and African businesses growing together

The U.S. government is connecting investors, buyers and suppliers in Africa and the United States. Learn how the Prosper Africa program is advancing growth.
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What do you know about international waters?

Modern maritime law grew out of a big question: How much should a state control beyond its coasts? States control a narrow band of territorial waters; international waters belong to no one.
Man in field holding bundle of rice stalks above his head (Morgana Wingard/USAID)

At 50, Bangladesh lifts millions from poverty

Bangladesh has lifted more than 25 million people out of poverty in the last 15 years. Learn how the United States continues to support the country.
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America supports businesswomen worldwide

The U.S. is empowering women worldwide through loans that help women grow their businesses or buy a first home. Learn more about this vital support.
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Peace Corps celebrates 60 years of global volunteerism

As the Peace Corps celebrates six decades of volunteerism this year, take a look back at some of its work and learn more about its history.
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America’s culture of innovation spans the country

Venture capitalists in the United States are backing startups outside of traditional hubs like Silicon Valley. Learn more about American innovation.
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Connecting entrepreneurs in the Americas to networks in the U.S.

Find out more about the YLAI program to help young leaders in the Western Hemisphere build brighter futures for themselves and their communities.
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Trade between U.S. and India drives economic growth and connectivity

The U.S. and India continue to generate billions in economic growth through their bilateral trade and spur multimillion-dollar deals in the region.