USAID In the News

We scour global news sources to find the latest stories featuring USAID's work in the water sector (so you don't have to). Check in for weekly updates to this page or let us know if you have an item to share.

27 Feb 2019 | Agrilinks

If Sub-Saharan Africa is to feed its growing population over the coming decades, sustainable drylands irrigation will be essential. The time to make irrigation both a...

27 Feb 2019 | New Security Beat

Over the past two decades, Huston has engaged with local communities on water utility reform programming in low-intensity post-conflict and potentially new conflict...

20 Feb 2019 | Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech is supporting the Liberia Municipal Water Project (LMWP), funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), to help restore access to clean...

20 Feb 2019 | USAID IUWASH PLUS

Twenty people representing a number of Micro-finance Institutions participated in a Focus Group Discussion on the draft of a toolkit for developing WASH micro-finance...

20 Feb 2019 | DAI

Initial activities will include building capacity of district- and ward-level staff to plan and coordinate demand-driven interventions in WASH, nutrition, health, and...

13 Feb 2019 | CIAT Blog

Funded by USAID, MiAmbiente+ provides communities with information resulting from hydrological analyses and combines it with data from current and future climate...

13 Feb 2019 | allAfrica

A blockchain research project by IBM and USAID on water usage in Kenya and Ethiopia is being used to monitor water usage in California

6 Feb 2019 | U.S. Embassy in Niger

Working with USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (FFP), one local mayor in Maradi engineered an innovaation solution to improve water supply. Instead of having one village...

6 Feb 2019 | USAID OFDA

USAID/OFDA also links emergency WASH activities with transition and development programs funded by other USAID offices and involves institutional partners—such as local...