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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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Nigeria: Digital Connectivity and Security Standards Workshop
January 26, 2021 - January 27, 2021
Abuja, Nigeria | Virtual
Nigeria: Digital Connectivity and Security Standards Workshop
Dates
TBD
Reverse Trade Mission: Access Africa Digital Infrastructure
Washington, D.C. | Bay Area, CA
Reverse Trade Mission: Access Africa Digital Infrastructure
Dates
TBD
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
Dates
TBD
Business Briefing: Access Africa Digital Infrastructure
Washington, D.C.
Business Briefing: Access Africa Digital Infrastructure
Dates
TBD
Business Briefing: West Africa Customs Modernization and Trade Facilitation
Arlington, VA
Business Briefing: West Africa Customs Modernization and Trade Facilitation
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Press Releases

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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…

USTDA Launches Call for Initial Proposals to Expand Africa Initiatives
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Arlington, VA – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency issued a call for initial proposals to expand its grant-based support for feasibility studies, technical…

USTDA Announces New Export Multiplier, Highest ROI in Agency History
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Arlington, VA – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency announced another record-breaking return on its investment and the highest since its founding in 1992.…

USTDA Announces New Presence in Africa, Plans for Indo-Pacific Expansion
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Arlington, VA – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency today announced the opening of its newest overseas presence in Nairobi, Kenya, and the creation of…

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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 a…

Advancing Weather Forecasting in South Africa
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Cybersecurity for South Africa

With one of the most advanced ICT infrastructures in Africa, South Africa is also a frequent target of cyber-criminals. In fact, the country has the…

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