U.S. Agency for International Development

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U.S. Agency for International Development

An agency of the U.S. federal government that provides foreign aid and financial assistance to other countries. It helps after natural disasters and conducts anti-poverty programs in various parts of the world. It was established in 1961.
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Presentations will also come from the ICT Alliance - a new initiative from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) - the Project & Contracting Office (PCO), Iraq's Private Security Company Association, the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and the US Army Corps of Engineers.
The activities of the Mexico GHG Program are supported by SEMARNAT, WRI, WBCSD, the US Agency for International Development, and the Global Opportunities Fund of the British Embassy in Mexico.
Emergency funding for the mission is being provided by the US Agency for International Development, Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA).
This cooperative agreement between Capstone, the US Agency for International Development, the US Asia Environmental Partnership and the regional government body of India will, we believe, serve as the first stepping stone to further deployments, particularly in converting waste gases in India into renewable energy," said Capstone CEO John Tucker.
Through its work with the United Nations Development Program and the US Agency for International Development, Cisco has made the program available to students in the Least Developed Countries to assist with building their country's economies.
The shipments include pharmaceuticals and other relief supplies to support efforts by government agencies including the US Agency for International Development (USAID), military branches and private contractors in transferring humanitarian aid cargo to war-torn Iraq.
The Population Council's Horizons program, which sponsored the symposium, is funded by the US Agency for International Development to conduct HIV/AIDS operations research.