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Current RFPs
February
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Botswana:Technical Assistance for the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority, Government of Botswana
December 2, 2022 - February 8, 2023
Botswana:Technical Assistance for the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority, Government of Botswana
February
27
Côte d’Ivoire-Liberia: West African Power Pool 225Kv Transmission Interconnection Reinforcement Project
January 10, 2023 - February 27, 2023
Côte d’Ivoire-Liberia: West African Power Pool 225Kv Transmission Interconnection Reinforcement Project
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FACT SHEET: Advancing U.S. Infrastructure Solutions in Africa
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“Africa’s economic transition depends on good government, healthy populations, and reliable and affordable energy. These things business seeks out when they’re looking to invest. They attract…

USTDA Partners with DBSA to Strengthen Infrastructure in Africa 
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Arlington, VA – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) renewed their partnership to accelerate the development…

USTDA, Poa Internet Partner to Expand Internet Access in Africa
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Arlington, VA – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Nairobi-based internet service provider Poa Internet Kenya Ltd (“Poa Internet”) for…

USTDA Supports Digital Connectivity in Malawi
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Arlington, VA – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Malawian internet service provider Converged Technology Networks Limited (CTN) for a…

USTDA Launches Coalition for Healthcare Infrastructure in Africa
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Arlington, VA – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency announced the launch of its Coalition for Healthcare Infrastructure in Africa, a collaboration with U.S.…

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Success Stories
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Advancing Weather Forecasting in South Africa

South Africa has one of the world’s most effective weather forecasting and warning systems, providing accurate and important information to millions of citizens and strengthening…

Advancing Weather Forecasting in South Africa
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Cybersecurity for South Africa

With an advanced ICT infrastructure ranking among Africa’s best, South Africa is also a frequent target of cyber-criminals. In fact, the country experienced an alarming…

Cybersecurity for South Africa
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Building Climate Resilience in Africa with Innovative U.S. Weather Technologies

USTDA is building sub-Saharan Africa’s climate resilience by introducing new, American-made weather service capabilities and early warning systems that protect lives and preserve agricultural sectors…

Building Climate Resilience in Africa with Innovative U.S. Weather Technologies