USAID Releases its First Water and Development Strategy
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
USAID Press Office
This strategy will address global water-related development needs by providing a clear understanding of USAID's approach to water programming, emphasizing how sustainable use of water is critical to saving lives. To achieve this goal, the Strategy sets two strategic objectives:
- Water for Health – Improve health outcomes through the provision of sustainable Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).
- Water for Food – Manage water for agriculture sustainably and more productively to enhance food security.
To view the entire USAID Water and Development Strategy, please click on this link: http://www.usaid.gov/
|WHO:||USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah
Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL)
Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX)
|WHAT:||Celebration of the launch of USAID’s water strategy|
|WHEN:||Tuesday, May 21, 2013
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
|WHERE:|| Kennedy Caucus Room
Russell Senate Office Building