From the American People
11 April 2013
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
“We used to clear the paperwork of around 25 agents a day. We now clear more than 100.”
Senior Commercial Officer Tanzania Port Authority
8 April 2013
The African Fine Coffees Association (AFCA), in partnership with the Coffee Quality Institute (CQI) and USAID COMPETE, held its 7th annual Kenya National Taste of...
16 April 2013
RITS was named one of the “Five Most Fas-cinating Ag Apps of 2011” by USAID’s Global Broadband and Innovations Program. Raters hailed it as “the most anthropologically astute ag app on the market today.”
9 November 2012
The USAID COMPETE Trade Hub recently returned from a high-profile Origin Africa awareness and marketing campaign in Europe and Asia. Origin Africa is an ongoing...
6 November 2012
Ambassador Demetrios Marantis, Deputy, United States Trade Representative (USTR) and Assistant USTR, Florie Liser, visited the USAID East Africa Trade Hub (COMPETE ) on October...
26 July 2012
USAID COMPETE worked with the Tanzania Port Authority to establish a One Stop Center at the Dar es Salaam port. The One Stop Center (OSC)...
11 September 2012
USAID's regional mission in East Africa is pleased to announce the second round of review under the African Institutions Innovation Mechanism (AIIM), with concept notes...
28 August 2012
The East Africa regional mission of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID/East Africa) recently awarded the ACDI/VOCA Support for Food Security Activities ...
24 August 2010
Congratulations to the Mara River Water Resource User’s Association (MRWRUA) for winning the prestigious international Equator Prize award. The Equator Prize is awarded...
24 March 2010
World TB Day 2010 is focused on individuals around the world who have found new ways to stop TB and can serve as an inspiration...
13 August 2009
FACT SHEETS/BRIEFS Agriculture and Food Security Fact Sheet - AGOA-CAADP East and...
3 May 2007
Background : The junction of long distance truck drivers and poor host communities, where unemployment reaches 70 percent, creates a “perfect storm” for...
29 November 2012
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) signed a memorandum of understanding today affirming their partnership and setting common...
18 October 2012
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) signed an amendment recently to the COMESA-USAID...
12 October 2012
The East Africa Community (EAC), with support from USAID/East Africa, has launched a three-year program to better understand and lower the risks of aflatoxin in...
22 October 2010
The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP), with representatives from eight East and Southern African governments, donors, civil society and the private sector, has completed...
2 March 2010
East African Transit Corridor Diagnostic Study to Result in Regional Action Plan
17 February 2010
The inaugural meeting of the Friends of Africa, the COMPETE African Apparel Board of Advisors, will be held on February 17th at the MAGIC Apparel...
23 October 2009
USAID/East Africa has provided two African partner organizations, the Commonwealth Regional Health Community Secretariat for East, Central and Southern Africa (ECSA-HC), based in Arusha, and...
23 September 2009
A three-year agreement for an estimated three million dollars was signed on September 23 between USAID/East Africa’s Acting Regional Director, Larry Meserve, and the East...
29 September 2008
On September 29th, Cheryl Anderson, Regional Director of USAID/East Africa, announced a three-year extension of a project that will provide additional planned $6 million for...
16 September 2008
On 16 September, 2008, the Government of the United States (US), through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), signed a one-year grant agreement for...
Photo: CARE Tanzania
A successful constructed SanPlat pedestal.
Photo: Iman Yazdani
The Mara River EFA team collecting data during the low-flow sampling event held from 6 to 12 February 2012 in Tanzania.
Community members in the Serengeti District in Tanzania learn how to construct SanPlat latrines.
Training of community members in the fabrication of concrete water storage jars.
Photo: Dhahia Mbaga & Iman Yazdani
Training a VSL Group on Soap Making in Serengeti District, Tanzania.
Flotea Massawe displays one of her clutch bags.
Photo: US Embassy
Left to right: Ambassador Juma V. Mwapachu, Secretary General of the East African Community; US Ambassador to the East African Community Alfonso E. Lenhardt; and USAID/East Africa Regional Director Larry Meserve, at the signing of the Assistance Agreement for Comprehensive Regional Development in September in Dar es Salaam.
Photo: USAID/East Africa
Kapsasian Rock Catchment gathers natural rain water into a 50,000 liter cement tank for the local community. In this way, water from the rivers and ponds will be sustained for the wildlife and unique habitat that cuts across two countries and two of the world’s best loved game parks.
Photo: East African Community
Left, Larry Meserve, Acting Regional Director, USAID/EA, Right, Dr. Julius Rotich, East African Community's Deputy Secretary General for Finance and Administration.
Photo: James Watiti, ECSA–HC
Dr. Steven Shongwe, Director General, ECSA–HC (left) and Mr. Lawrence Meserve, Deputy Director USAID/East Africa (right) signing the grant agreement.
Staff inspect the four sets of washers and dryers with chemical feed systems in Sunflag’s Arusha factory.
Photo: Robert Ritzenthaler
A Tanzanian medical store operator trained by Howard University/PACE Center displays SafeTStop branding to promote quality HIV services.
Photo: Janet Bland
Kenya's flower production boosts exports to the U.S.
Photo: Steve Walls
Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa officiates at the opening of the ESADA 3rd African Dairy Conference in Lusaka.
Over 32 exhibitors displayed a wide variety of products and services at the ESADA 3rd African Dairy Conference.
Cassava Mosaic Virus Disease threatens food security in six East African countries.
Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW) causes early ripening and rotting of fruits.
Photo: Fred Hoogervorst
A scientist monitors water quality and discharge. The resulting database helps to guide domestic, agricultural, ranching, and mining activities in the Mara River basin.
Strategic planning will help protect the future development of the Mara Basin. USAID is working to help ensure that water flows will sustain the biodiversity of the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem and provide the local population with sufficient water for their needs.
The Transboundary Mara River Project is helping to manage water resources in the Mara River Basin
Monitoring programs assess river flows and water quality of the Mara River.
Management of water resources affects everyone. If water sources dry up, local residents are forced to migrate to find adequate water for their livestock. USAID is working to help ensure that water flows will sustain the biodiversity of the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem and provide the local population with sufficient water for their needs.
Dar Es Salaam
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