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For nearly 30 years, USTDA has connected African project sponsors and U.S. companies, bringing innovative private sector solutions to development challenges. USTDA advances the U.S. government’s Prosper Africa and Power Africa initiatives, as well as USTDA’s Access Africa initiative.
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Sub-Saharan Africa Events
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Reverse Trade Mission: Access Africa Digital Infrastructure
Washington, D.C. | Bay Area, CA
Reverse Trade Mission: Access Africa Digital Infrastructure
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Reverse Trade Mission: West Africa Customs Modernization and Trade Facilitation
Boston, MA | San Diego, CA
Reverse Trade Mission: West Africa Customs Modernization and Trade Facilitation
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Business Briefing: Access Africa Digital Infrastructure
Washington, D.C.
Business Briefing: Access Africa Digital Infrastructure
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Business Briefing: West Africa Customs Modernization and Trade Facilitation
Arlington, VA
Business Briefing: West Africa Customs Modernization and Trade Facilitation
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Nigeria: Hotspot Network LTD Rural Telephony Feasibility Study
April 29, 2021 - May 31, 2021
Nigeria: Hotspot Network LTD Rural Telephony Feasibility Study

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USTDA Supports Clean Energy Access in Cameroon
Press Release

Arlington, VA – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency announced it has funded a feasibility study to connect more than 100,000 households in rural…

USTDA Supports Clean Energy Access, Women’s Entrepreneurship in Nigeria
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Abuja, Nigeria– Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency announced a grant to Nigeria’s Sosai Renewable Energies Company for a feasibility study to connect more…

Enoh T. Ebong Appointed USTDA Acting Director
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Arlington, VA – Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. appointed Enoh T. Ebong as the Acting Director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. The…

USTDA Releases 2020 Annual Report; Highlights Another Record-Breaking ROI
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Arlington, VA – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency issued its annual report for fiscal year 2020, encompassing new initiatives, sector areas of focus, global…

USTDA Partners with Trade and Development Bank to Strengthen Infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa
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Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank…

Trade Leads

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Millennium Challenge Corporation Procurement Opportunities in Senegal for U.S. Companies
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Background: The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is seeking consultants for two energy procurement opportunities in Senegal. One project’s goal is to strengthen and increase the…

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