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Notice of Funding Opportunity: The Year of Nutrition and Food Security

Funding Opportunity Title: The Year of Nutrition and Food Security Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-USAU-FY22-001 Deadline for Applications: May 25, 2022 11:59PM EAT CFDA Number: 19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs Total Amount Available: $120,000 – subject to funds availability Maximum for Each Award: $40,000 Number of Awards Available: 3 A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Mission to ...
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Statement Recognizing the 20th Anniversary of the African Union

Congratulations to the African Union (AU) on the conclusion of a successful Summit! The United States recognizes President Tshisekedi’s leadership over the last year and welcomes President Sall’s tenure at the helm of the Assembly. This year marks twenty years since the founding of the AU and nearly seventy years since its predecessor, the Organization for African ...
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Africa CDC, IFRC, and USAU call for equitable vaccine coverage in Africa

Addis Ababa, 23 September 2021—Today, during a high-level event on COVID-19, on the margins of the UN General Assembly, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the U.S. Mission to the African Union (USAU) called on partners and governments to ...
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Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Empowers Women

As part of celebrating this year’s Women’s History Month, we highlighted the work of African women who are U.S. program alumni making an impact in their communities. Hyasintha Ntuyeko, Mandela Washington Fellowship alumna from Tanzania This week, we meet Tanzanian Hyasintha Ntuyeko, a social entrepreneur and CEO of Kasole Secrets, a company that brings innovative ...
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USAID, DFC and AUDA-NEPAD Collaborate on the “100,000 MSMEs” Initiative

Johannesburg, June 21, 2021 – The U.S. Mission to the African Union, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), and the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) have announced their collaboration on the “100,000 MSMEs Initiative.” This Initiative contributes to the “1 Million Jobs Initiative” of the African Union ...
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