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Building Bridges Between Financial Institutions and Rural Communities in Post-Conflict Regions

Asdrubal Negrete | Estefania McPhaul
November 26, 2019
2 Minute Read
How does the development community incentivize the financial sector to include rural, marginalized clients that it may consider too risky and too costly to reach?

What Do Women Want? Clean Toilets in Healthcare Facilities

Rachel Deussom | Scott Ackerson | Stephanie Bowen
November 19, 2019
4 Minute Read
This World Toilet Day, we highlight the essential role of clean and working toilets in expanding access to water, sanitation and hygiene in healthcare facilities, ensuring dignified births and high-quality care for all mothers, babies, and families.

Flying the Last Mile — Integrating Cargo Drones into Health Supply Chains

Manisha Aryal | Scott Dubin
November 12, 2019
2 Minute Read
Are drones the key to moving life-saving supplies, picking up lab samples for diagnosis, and even testing results on return flights? Manisha Aryal and Scott Dubin share insights.

An Argument for Inclusive Stabilization

Catherine Kannam
November 7, 2019
2 Minute Read
How can organizations target the challenges specifically facing minority communities while ensuring efforts contribute to the cohesion and stability of the whole society? Catherine Kannam shares four best practices.

Ready. Set. Prepared: How the One Health Approach Strengthens National Epidemic Response

Grace Tran
November 4, 2019
4 Minute Read
A unilateral sector approach is insufficient in the face of epidemics that don’t respect borders or species. USAID’s HRH2030 One Health activity facilitates multisectoral coordination and collaboration to increase local capacity to prevent, detect, and rapidly respond to epidemic threats.

Development Works Here with Muhammad Tariq

Muhammad Tariq
October 24, 2019
4 Minute Read
Development works here because great people work here. We’re excited to introduce you to our team.

She Is an Agripreneur: Enabling Female Entrepreneurship in Agribusiness

Hailey Dougherty
October 22, 2019
4 Minute Read
When economically empowered, women reinvest in their communities — leading to greater self-reliance, prosperity, and food security. To support these outcomes, the development community should adopt high-impact initiatives for female entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector.