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USAID’s Global Chief to Visit Dhaka

DHAKA, AUGUST 26, 2015 – Alfonso Lenhardt, current head of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), arrives in Dhaka on August 28 for a four-day visit. Administrator Lenhardt leads USAID—the primary U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential in over 100 ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Marcia Bernicat at the USAID Food for Peace Program

Over the past forty-five years, Bangladesh has made tremendous progress in improving the food security of its people. We have witnessed remarkable gains in agricultural productivity to the point where Bangladesh is now almost self-sufficient in rice production. Extreme poverty has decreased over the years, and as a result of greater access to health care, ...
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USAID Food for Peace Program in Bangladesh Share Results and Way Forward with Key Stakeholders

DHAKA, August 13, 2015 —The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) presented the achievements and lessons learned from the most recent phase of its Food for Peace (FFP) program at an event widely attended by prominent members of the Government of Bangladesh as well as development partners and practitioners, international and local NGOs, implementing partners, ...
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