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March 28, 2014

USAID Invests in Water

As the Global Water Coordinator for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), I spend a lot of time thinking… more
March 25, 2014

Farmer-to-Farmer: The Impact You Can’t Measure

For seven years, I’ve served as the program manager for the USAID-supported Farmer-to-Farmer Program . Like many agricultural development programs,… more
March 24, 2014

Meeting Water, Food, and Health Needs in Kenya

I am encouraged by how USAID’s water programs around the world contribute to integrated approaches that meet the objectives of… more
March 19, 2014

Improving Agriculture To Help Lift Nigerian Families Out of Poverty

Standing at the gates to the Nigerian cassava processing plant, Thai Farms, we held our breath while watching a local… more
February 13, 2014

To End Extreme Poverty, Tackle Fragility

One year after President Obama pledged the United States’ commitment to work with partners to end extreme poverty by 2030,… more
February 13, 2014

Creating an AIDS-Free Generation Through Science and Technology

Last year, the United States government provided testing and counseling for more than 57 million people through the President’s Emergency… more
February 1, 2014

Syrian Women: Critical Partners for Peace

As negotiations to halt the violence in Syria continue, I am reminded daily of the essential role that Syrian women… more
January 22, 2014

USAID Remains Focused on Typhoon Response in the Philippines

I'm always worried that after the first month or two, on a large emergency such as Typhoon Haiyan, that the… more

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Photo Gallery About the Author: Colleen Graffy serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy in the… more

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