Cabo Verde’s Prime Minister José Ulisses de Pina Correia e Silva (front row, center) was among national, local and U.S. officials who joined island of Sal residents at the inauguration of the Santa Maria Wastewater Treatment Plant on March 7.

Of the nine inhabited islands that make up the West African archipelago of Cabo Verde, the island of Sal is one of the driest.

Mary Utsewa admires stalks of corn that eclipsed her in height. Thanks to a USAID donation, she recently harvested 1,000 kilograms to consume and sell.

Once displaced by war, thousands of Nigerian farmers are cultivating again.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping before their bilateral meeting in Beijing, China, on March 19, 2017.

On March 18, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Beijing, China during his first trip to the East Asia and Pacific region.

Secretary Tillerson and Japanese Prime Minister Abe Pose for a Photo Before Their Meeting in Tokyo.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson traveled to Tokyo, Japan on March 16, 2017.

“Before I had the lamp, it was so dark,” said Nancy Goldman. “The lamp creates an amazing bring light, which attracts customers.”

Solar devices are doing double duty in Haiti, opening flexible job opportunities for locals and increasing affordable power access in...

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A few WISE women of the Diplomatic Security Service attended a graduation ceremony for new security engineering officers and security technical specialists on February 6, 2017, in Arlington, Virginia. (U.S. Department of State)

This Women’s History Month, you should meet the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) Women in Security Engineering -- or WISE -- group!

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