Topic: USAID

UT Researchers Receive $25 Million Grant from USAID to Increase Global Aid Transparency

Nov. 13, 2012

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected The University of Texas at Austin to be a key partner in a five-year, $25 million grant to develop tools to more effectively target, monitor and evaluate foreign aid globally. This grant is the largest investment ever made into research aimed at mapping foreign aid on a global scale.

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U.S. Peace Corps Director Shares Global Vision Monday

Feb. 25, 2010

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law welcomes Aaron Williams, U.S. Peace Corps director, who will speak at The University of Texas at Austin, a top producer of volunteers for the federal agency devoted to world peace and friendship.

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Center for Energy Economics to Assess Ghana's Oil & Gas Sector

Nov. 6, 2009

UT Austin's Center for Energy Economics is conducting a "needs assessment" for the oil and gas sector in the west African country of Ghana. The goal is to provide a roadmap for developing the infrastructure and expertise to most effectively manage Ghana's emerging oil and gas industry.

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University's Mexican Center Earns Grant to Improve Economic Development in Mexico

Jan. 26, 2009

The Mexican Center of the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at The University of Texas at Austin, the University of Veracruz (UV) and the Intercultural University of Veracruz (UVI) have received a three-year, $250,000 grant to provide innovative information technology to rural farmers in Veracruz, Mexico.

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