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Report Examines Impact Of Feed The Future In Tanzania, Challenges To Achieving Food Security

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Feeding the Future? A Closer Look at U.S. Food Assistance in Tanzania Haodan “Heather” Chen, intern with the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program, discusses a report released by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) that…

Malaria Vaccine Shows Some Protection For One Year In Clinical Trial

New York Times: A Malaria Vaccine Has Some Success in Testing “An experimental malaria vaccine tested in varying doses provided 55 percent protection for one year to a few volunteers, a study released Monday said…” (McNeil, 5/9). Science Speaks: Malaria vaccine candidate shows longer protection, promise, direction of next steps…

USAID’s Local Solutions Falls Short Of Target, But Progress Continues

Center for Global Development’s “Rethinking U.S. Development Policy”: USAID Didn’t Hit Its 30 Percent Target for Local Solutions — Here’s Why I’m Still Cheering Casey Dunning, senior policy analyst at CGD, discusses the progress of USAID’s Local Solutions, the agency’s reform initiative to “increase direct partnerships with local governments, civil…

Opinion Pieces Urge Congress To Act On Zika Funding

USA TODAY: Step up Zika fight for Mother’s Day 2017: Column Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, professor of health policy at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School “…Zika is not a virus the U.S. can fight alone.…

USAID Continues Short-, Long-Term Efforts To Address Ethiopia’s Drought

Medium: 4 Ways to Help Turn the Tide on Ethiopia’s Drought Dina Esposito, acting deputy assistant administrator for democracy, conflict, and humanitarian assistance at USAID “…Although the drought [in Ethiopia] has outpaced the coping capacity of millions of poor households who have no choice but to seek food assistance for…

At D.C. Event, HHS Secretary Burwell Discusses Lessons Learned During Ebola Epidemic

Fortune: U.S. Secretary of HHS: What The Ebola Crisis Can Teach Us About Zika and Flint “Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services, knows a little something about handling a crisis. Speaking at Fortune’s ‘Most Powerful Women Evening With…’ dinner in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday night,…

Donors Should Examine Current Models Of Foreign Aid Delivery, Ensure Effectiveness

Wilson Quarterly: Solving the Calculation Problem of Foreign Aid Michael Chernin, intern in the Office of the Director, President, and CEO at the Wilson Center, discusses foreign aid delivery and the potential need for reform, writing, “There are national security, economic, and humanitarian arguments to be made for revamping how…

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