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US-based Radio Liberty gone with the wind in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin looks serious about clamping down on foreign-funded non-government organizations (NGO), foreign-funded programs, and media houses that have direct financial support fr

Corruption in USAID-funded program in Pakistan under investigation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - One of the USAID-funded projects in Pakistan is under the spotlight, namely the Sesame Street television program.

Mweya Safari Lodge partners with USAID to raise funds for conservation

UGANDA (eTN) - Information was provided over the weekend to this correspondent that the USAID-funded STAR project has partnered with the Mweya Safari Lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park and UCOTA,

Tourism news: USAID to support Ugandan tourism sector

UGANDA (eTN) - The United States government, through their international development agency, USAID, has set aside some US$6 million to support conservation and tourism activities over the next 5 years

US government supports tourism in Uganda

(eTN) A USAID project unfolding in Uganda over the past months will be worth some US$6 million it was learned last week from sources close to the Uganda Tourist Board.

New tourist guest house opens in Afghan Panjshir province

PANJSHIR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Panjshir province, Afghanistan, is known for its scenic terrain, fast-flowing river, permissive environment and mujahedeen resistance of both the Soviets and Taliban

USAID denies it broke Burma sanctions

USAID denies it has violated either the letter or spirit of US legislation on aid to Burma by funding the ASEAN Competitiveness Enhancement (ACE) Project, according to the agency’s communications di

Congress may challenge USAID project

The USAID-funded ASEAN Competitive Enhancement project, by promoting Myanmar, breaches the rules on how it is allowed to disburse funds and must be changed if Congress intervenes.

Will a new brand finally impose ASEAN to the world?

“ASEAN Pass? Do you mean ‘Asian Pass’?”… That was a few years back the reply I received from a few travel agents in both Bangkok and Jakarta.

South Sudan wildlife conservation makes progress

In a remarkable effort, considering the circumstances in the Southern Sudan in general and with conservation in particular, the Government of Southern Sudan (GoSS)’s Ministry of Wildlife Conservatio

USAID signs public-private alliance with Macedonia 2025

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a new partnership with Macedonia 2025 to strengthen the competitiveness of key industries in Macedonia to support sus

Greek partnership aims to develop Balkan region and beyond

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and its Greek counterpart, Hellenic Aid, are working together to stimulate the economy in Southeast Europe through tourism.