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United States Agency for International Development (Usaid)

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: Many of USAID?s ways of doing business dramatically impact the FOIA Program. USAID implements its programs through contractors and grantees. The FOIA Team thus is called upon to process many procurement documents. Requests for assistance award documents bring with them the need to undergo the lengthy ?submitter notification? process. USAID is an international organization with some 80 overseas missions. Searches for responsive documents often involve searches in...

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Usaids Approach to Fragile States Programming in Africa Advisory C...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: The Policy Framework?s 5 Core Goals. Promote transformational development. Strengthen fragile states Support strategic states. Provide humanitarian relief. Address global issues and other special, self standing concerns ...

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Fact Sheet

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: USAID is fully engaged in the U.S. Government?s response to this threat by supporting prevention and containment efforts in affected countries and by working with developing nations around the globe to prepare for a possible pandemic. USAID is also working closely with international and private sector partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), to ensure a well-coordinated and strategica...

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International Affairs Fy 2007 Budget- Briefing for Acfva February ...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: International Affairs: -- FY 2007, priorities -- $6.2 bil. for Global War on Terror -- $3.4 Bil. for PEPFAR -- $3 Bil. for Millennium Challenge: Corporation -- $2.7 Bil. for USAID?s DA and Child Survival -- $2.5 Bil. for disaster, refugee and conflict assistance, food aid and famine relief -- Biggest increases: MCC and PEPFAR ...

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Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid February 22, 2006 Meet...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: The Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid?s (ACVFA) report for the first public meeting of 2006 reflects a time of transition and reform for USAID. Originally conceived as the War Relief Board, the ACVFA has moved with the times and looks forward to its continued role as a sounding board and as a source of expertise for the US Government. The Committee possesses a depth of knowledge and experience as well as the ability to give voice to the views of the di...

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Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Public Meeting Februar...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: USAID will be emphasizing five-year strategic and one-year operational plans. The notion of five-year plans is not so much a change for USAID as a change in the way it integrates its planning with the Department of State. USAID and the State Department do have an existing three-year joint strategic plan now due for renewal, but that is a very high-level strategic document. In the near future the State Department and USAID will be aiming to integrate their plans ...

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Building America's Conflict Transformation Capabilities

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: To work with our many partners around the world, to build and sustain democratic, well-governed states that will respond to the needs of their people and conduct themselves responsibly in the international system.

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Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Public Meeting May 25,...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: In FY2002, the year that included September 11, USAID?s budget in Democracy and Governance was $670 million. In FY2004 the total budget was close to $1.2 billion, but nearly half of that amount was spent in Iraq and Afghanistan. The total remaining amount comes to $685 million, only a $15 million increase. The problem is that earmarks on Agency spending have grown so extensive that they are taking money from other accounts. These earmarks are for education, micr...

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Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Public Meeting May 25,...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: Do state and society encourage peaceful competition? USAID helps administer multiparty elections, and encourages robust democratic political parties and nonpartisan electoral administration. It fosters freedom of the press and the development of civil society. It even helps parliaments develop mechanisms to write and manage bills.

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Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Public Meeting June 7,...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: Fifteen years ago, two overriding realities shaped Africa: the Cold War and apartheid. Both have left residues, but much has changed. As President Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia has said, at his country?s independence in 1990 what was needed most was reconciliation today what his country needs most is economic development. And economic development is a major focus of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), in particular the creation of jobs to address sta...

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Foreign Assistance

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: The enclosed report for the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid?s (ACVFA) June 7 meeting reflects a time of transition at USAID as well as continuity. As the implementation of the foreign assistance reforms in support of transformational diplomacy move forward, the Committee hopes to provide a forum for the exchange of views between USAID?s leadership and the broad sweep of private individuals and organizations that partner with the agency on the ground.

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You Are Cordially Invited to Attend the Advisory Committee on Volu...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: Lloyd Pierson, USAID?s Assistant Administrator for Africa, will brief the Committee on the concurrent AGOA Forum with particular attention to USAID?s role as implementing partner and the impact of the trade hubs on African economic growth. Following Mr. Pierson?s presentation, a panel discussion will follow with Nancy Zucker Boswell, ACVFA Member and Managing Director of Transparency International, Carol Grigsby, Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, USAID?s Af...

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Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Public Meeting June 7,...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: USAID is expanding the preexisting efforts of its trade hubs with the five-year, $200 million Africa Global Competitiveness Initiative (AGCI), a continuation of the previous four-year, $70 million Africa Trade Initiative. Like the Trade Initiative, AGCI will focus on policy and regulatory reform along with direct assistance to business. It will also address two new areas: financial services and infrastructure barriers to trade. Ultimately, African governments, i...

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Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Public Meeting Wednesd...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: 9:05 Welcome Atrium Ballroom B Ben Homan, ACVFA Chairman, President and CEO, Food for the Hungry 9:10 Recognition of William S. Reese?s Service as ACVFA Chairman Presentation: Andrew S. Natsios, USAID Administrator Recipient: William S. Reese, ACVFA Member 9:15 Pakistan: Humanitarian Relief Efforts After the Earthquake and Avian Influenza: USAID?s Response Atrium Ballroom B Introduction: Ben Homan, ACVFA Chairman Presentation: Frederick Schieck, USAID Deputy Administrator ...

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Atrium Ballroom, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Ce...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: Attendees are strongly encouraged to bring a photo ID and to plan on up to 15 minutes to enter the building, depending on the number of visitors that day. The Ronald Reagan Building is accessible via the Federal Triangle Metro Stop and there is parking in the building. If you are not entering the building via Federal Triangle, please use the 14th Street Entrance as this is closest to the Atrium Ballroom.

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Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Public Meeting October...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: Benjamin Homan, ACVFA Chairman, welcomed the ACVFA Members, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) staff, and the meeting participants. He drew attendees? attention to the word ?public? at the top of the meeting agenda, noting that as they well know, many nations do not have public processes simply having a public advisory panel such as ACVFA is a testament to American democracy. He described a meeting a few weeks prior with Saddam Hussein?not the...

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Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Public Meeting October...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: Andrew Natsios described his sad trip as leader of the presidential delegation to John Garang?s funeral in Juba this August. Garang?s death will change the course of events in Sudan. Thankfully, the peace agreement has not yet been affected, but it could be, as Garang?s enormous presence drove the peace process more than anything else. He was the strongest leader in southern Sudan who still believed in a unified nation. He also had enormous support in northern S...

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Acvfa Briefing February 2005

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: Will be the guide to USAID?s work in crisis and crisis-prone states Key Messages: Weak, ineffective and illegitimate governance is at the heart of fragility -- We can?t make a difference everywhere -- Effective response requires leadership and close coordination -- Major Initiatives -- Fragile state analysis and monitoring, strategies and programs -- Fragile States Business Model -- Program Flexibility -- DCHA Restructuring ...

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The Changing Face of Foreign Assistance : New Opportunities and Ch...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: Adjusting to a post-September 11 world is an imperative for all agencies in the government. The White Paper, U.S. Foreign Aid: Meeting the Challenge: s of the Twenty-first Century, is the fruit of the best policy minds at USAID on how to bring the agency in line with the challenges of today. President Bush defined this new role as he called on development to play an integral part in the nation's foreign policy. He said it would share center stage with defense an...

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Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Public Meeting Februar...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: Of these, USAID has the fewest tools to accomplish the last, and yet supporting fragile states is important for a number of reasons. Fragile states have the potential to create humanitarian disasters that dwarf even the greatest natural calamities: hundreds of thousands of people died in the recent tsunami in Asia, but more than 3 million have died in Congo in recent years, and 2.5 million have died in Sudan. At the same time, as the National Security Strategy o...

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