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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.
Radiated tortoise crawling on ground (© Turtle Survival Alliance)

Saving Madagascar’s endangered tortoises during a pandemic

The U.S. government is helping a nonprofit group return Madagascar's endangered tortoises to the wild after the COVID-19 pandemic cost the group funding.
Two silhouetted men standing at top of utility pole (© Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)

Bringing clean and affordable energy to South Asia

The U.S. is working with nations in South Asia to develop more clean energy sources that expand access and reduce pollution.
Man walking past destroyed home (USAID)

USAID helps hurricane survivors in Central and South America

After Hurricanes Eta and Iota swept through Central and South America, USAID jumped into action to provide relief supplies and other emergency aid.
Illustration of helicopter dropping aid onto map of Africa (State Dept./D. Thompson)

U.S. helps people and economies of Africa recover from COVID-19

The United States continues to help African nations fight COVID-19 while also helping their economies recover from the pandemic.
Man harvesting eggplants (© Cornell Alliance for Science)

Engineered crops improve Bangladeshi farmers’ income, health

A new study finds that engineered brinjal (eggplant) provides big benefits to farmers. It increases yields, lowers costs and is better for the environment.
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.
Doctor holding stethoscope to child's chest (USAID/Daniel Lanari)

Database offers transparency on U.S. foreign aid

The Foreign Aid Explorer, a free, comprehensive, interactive database, helps users see what the United States spends on foreign aid.
Man on hill holding walking stick looking out to the horizon (Kelly Lynch/USAID)

USAID plans for global recovery from COVID-19

Learn how the U.S. Agency for International Development is preparing to help hard-hit countries deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.