USAID

USAID Lessons Learned in ICT for Distribution and Supply Chain Management in sub-Saharan African Agriculture

Using ICT to manage distribution and supply chains can increase efficiency and predictability and reduce waste in value chains and have positive impacts on all market actors.

USAID Lessons Learned in Using Mobile Money to Enhance Agriculture Development

Where agriculture development projects find access to financial services a key constraint to success, m-money and m-banking services are potentially important tools to leverage. Such services can:

$10 Million USAID Opportunity for Global Development Alliances

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has just released a $10,000,000 Annual Program Statement (APS) for Global Development Alliances (GDAs).

CapacityPlus Plays Key Role in Major Forum on the Global Health Workforce

CapacityPlus Plays Key Role in Major Forum on the Global Health Workforce

CapacityPlus Plays Key Role in Major Forum on the Global Health Workforce

CapacityPlus Plays Key Role in Major Forum on the Global Health Workforce

In politics as in development, success is fleetingly fleeting

This blog has frequently pointed out that economic growth successes don’t last — rapid growth is fleeting.  
After last night’s election, we are reminded that political success doesn’t last either. An action in one direction is followed by an equal and opposite reaction in the other.

Red states & Blue cities: Divided we’ll endure anyway


Happy election day! Aid Watch is unable to maintain any pretense of doing its normal business in the midst of all the excitement. Please vote early and often for the candidate of your choice, as long as they passed 8th grade science.
This cool 3-D map shows the Red – Blue split in a way that captures the large Democratic vote in large urban areas. Thanks a lot, cool mapmaker, now we seem even more divided.

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