U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)


State, USAID launch second QDDR



State, USAID launch second QDDR

On April 22, the State Department announced the launch of its second Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review. The QDDR focuses on human rights, democracy, and civilian security, and recognizes the importance of engaging diplomats and development experts...

Report assesses global food security efforts



Report assesses global food security efforts

The Government Accountability Office recently released a report assessing progress made in the whole-of-government Feed the Future food security initiative. The report, GAO-13-809, follows previous reports on the subject, which found that food security efforts were fragmented and uncoordinated...

Panel focuses on future of stability operations



Panel focuses on future of stability operations

On June 17, the American Security Project in conjunction with Development Transformations hosted “The Future of Stability Operations: Lessons from Afghanistan,” a panel discussion addressing the challenges faced during U.S. stability operations...

USAID, other agencies develop action plan on children in adversity



USAID, other agencies develop action plan on children in adversity

In December 2012, the U.S. Agency for International Development released its first-ever Action Plan on Children in Adversity. The plan calls for an interagency strategy to assist vulnerable children in low- and middle-income countries...