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Ministry of Higher Education, American University in Cairo (AUC) Inaugurate Centers for Career Development at Zagazig University

Zagazig University inaugurated three Centers for Career Development through a partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry of Higher Education, and the American University in Cairo Today, students at Zagazig University have additional resources to prepare for and find jobs after they graduate. Zagazig University inaugurated three Centers for Career Development through a partnership between the …

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Abu-Ghazaleh Inaugurates a Discussion Session on USAID’s Role in the Development of Economy and Education in Jordan

Barnhart: Jordan is the second largest beneficiary country, after Afghanistan, receiving assistance from USAID. Amman – Under the patronage of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) and with the attendance of high-profile economic and education leaders in Jordan, the Economic Policy Development Forum hosted Dr. Jim Barnhart, USAID Mission Director for Jordan in a discussion session …

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Climate data project seeks to prepare poorer nations

By – Puneet Kollipara – SciDev.Net A global initiative to help developing nations prepare for the impacts of climate change will be piloted in Bangladesh, Colombia and Ethiopia, following its launch in the United States last week. The Climate Services for Resilient Development partnership has more than US$34 million worth of funding and goods to use to pool scientific data …

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U.S. Provides Additional Humanitarian Assistance to Yemen

The United States is providing an additional $6.5 million in humanitarian assistance to help those most in need in Yemen. This new assistance brings the total U.S. Government humanitarian assistance to nearly $80 million in Fiscal Year 2012. This assistance includes protection, water and sanitation, emergency food aid, basic health services, and medical and other relief supplies to help over …

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Africa: USAID, Islamic Conference to Cooperate On Humanitarian Aid

Washington — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) agreed on March 15 to strengthen cooperation on humanitarian issues and disaster response. In a ceremony at the White House, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah and OIC Secretary-General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu signed a memorandum of understanding to mark the partnership milestone. “USAID is at the …

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Djibouti: Solar Powered Community Stations Now Open

Doraleh, Djibouti / Dubai, United Arab Emirates: DP World’s programme to develop health and educational capacity along transport corridors in Africa has taken another concrete step forward with the opening of an internetconnected, solar-powered community station in Djibouti.

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