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.

5 Feb 2018 | TV 360 Nigeria

Nearly half of the new USAID funding to Nigeria ($44 million) will support HIV/AIDS control. The remainder will help increase agricultural productivity and economic...

31 Jan 2018 | U.S. Embassy in Lebanon

(USAID) is supporting the North Lebanon Water Establishment with water infrastructure works valued at $2.8 million in the Caza of Koura.  The works, implemented by the...

4 Jan 2018 | Voice of America

USAID, and the Government of Maldives inaugurated a $3.8 million integrated water supply and distribution system recently, providing a safe and reliable water source for...

2 Jan 2018 | Imperial College London

Dr. Wouter Buytaert and Mr. Boris Ochoa are part of a consortium which recently won a $15 million award from USAID.

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...