United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Europe and Eurasia Current Affairs, GK & News

Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act

The United States recently passed the Malala Yousafzai Act for Pakistani Women. What are the Key Features of the Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act? The Act requires the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to award at least 50% of scholarship to Pakistani women between 2020 and 2022. It requires the USAID to leverage investments ..

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Project Kirana launched by Mastercard and USAID

On November 19, 2020, Mastercard and United States Agency for International Development launched “Project Kirana”. The programme will enable women entrepreneurs to grow, launch and thrive. What is the plan? Under Project Kirana, a two-year programme is to be rolled out in selected cities such as Kanpur, Lucknow and Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh. The project ..

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NITI Aayog’s India Energy Modelling Forum: Key Facts, Governing Structure

Niti Aayog recently announced governing structure of India energy modelling forum. The forum and its governing structure are being established under US India strategic energy partnership. In July 2020 United States agency for international development (USAID) and Niti Aayog launched India energy modelling forum. Niti Aayog is now announcing its governing structure. The USAID is ..

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Utkrisht Impact Bond

At the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a health-impact bond to reduce maternal and neo-natal deaths in Rajasthan by improving the quality of services at private healthcare facilities. It has been developed in a public-private partnership and will provide financial assistance to 440 small healthcare ..

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