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.

1 Nov 2017 | Al Bawaba: Business

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on October 15 announced a $10 million investment to increase Palestinian access to agricultural water by expanding ...

28 Oct 2017 | ANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

At least $2.4 million was financed by the U.S. Government through its Agency for International Development (USAID), with the objective of improving the water and...

24 Oct 2017 | Oursoil.org

SOIL was honored to join bright minds from around the globe to discuss solutions to some of the world’s most intractable problems during last month’s Global Innovation...

23 Oct 2017 | State.gov

To address the need for safe drinking water in Mahaut, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) funded the non-governmental organization Samaritan...

5 Oct 2017 | Borgen Magazine

Wiratni Budhijanto (Gadjah Mada University) also won a PEER grant and used the money to convert solid waste from a landfill in Jakarta into renewable energy. Leachate is...

5 Oct 2017 | Devex

Confusion surrounding Kenya’s new ban on plastic bags may jeopardize the agricultural sector’s use of a productivity-boosting innovation first introduced by the U.S....

29 Sep 2017 | Global Communities: Partners for Good

Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) has drastically improved sanitation and hygiene in Ghana’s Zangu-Vuga community.  Prior to the USAID-funded WASH for Health Project...

29 Sep 2017 | Millennium Water Alliance

Thousands of livestock farmers in five counties in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid region will benefit from improved water and sanitation facilities in a new program.