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    2012-07-19

      America’s Agricultural Researchers
    America’s Agricultural Researchers

    Land-grant universities and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, both founded in 1862, work in communities to put agriculture research into action, to impr...

    2012-06-07

      AGOA Helps Build Economic Growth
    AGOA Helps Build Economic Growth

    AGOA is helping to grow economies in sub-Saharan Africa. Take a look at some images demonstrating the impact.

    2012-03-01

      How Did You Start Your Business?
    How Did You Start Your Business?

    These women entrepreneurs made it happen by building on their experience or developing ideas derived from chance encounters.

    2011-12-01

      2011: The Year of Demanding Open, Noncorrupt Government
    2011: The Year of Demanding Open, Noncorrupt Government

    As calls for good governance and transparency grow louder, governments and nongovernmental groups around the world take steps against corruption and transn...

    2011-09-12

      APEC Event Showcases Women Innovators
    APEC Event Showcases Women Innovators

    The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women and the Economy Summit takes place in San Francisco in mid-September. Women entrepreneurs will meet to d...

    2011-09-01

      APEC Summits: A Sartorial Retrospective
    APEC Summits: A Sartorial Retrospective

    When leaders of the 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum meet for their annual summit, they discuss trade and investme...

    2011-07-21

      Responding to World Hunger
    Responding to World Hunger

    For the first time in history, there are more than 1 billion undernourished people in the world. One in six people in the world go hungry every day. Find o...

    2011-05-13

      Peace Corps Volunteers Share Skills, Build Connections
    Peace Corps Volunteers Share Skills, Build Connections

    Since 1961, more than 200,000 Americans have served as Peace Corps volunteers to help develop better opportunities for and forge connections between people...

    2011-05-10

    Why Did You Become an Entrepreneur?

    Entrepreneurs from around the world explain how and why they became successful.

    2011-03-29

      Technology Solutions for a Better World
    Technology Solutions for a Better World

    Simple low-cost devices can make a big difference in the lives of the poor.

    2011-03-23

      Clean Water for Better Health
    Clean Water for Better Health

    Water is essential to life. The United Nations estimates that nearly 1 billion people do not have access to safe drinking water. And the demand for fresh w...

    2011-02-22

      The Many Missions of the Peace Corps
    The Many Missions of the Peace Corps

    Since its founding, the Peace Corps has pursued the same three goals: helping the people of interested countries meet their need for trained men and women,...

    2010-12-10

      Gadgets That Are Changing the World
    Gadgets That Are Changing the World

    People often take small devices for granted. But gadgets alter our lives and sometimes improve the world around us. These products can make life more comfo...

    2009-05-15

    Timeline of Financial Asset Bubbles

    This is a photo gallery from the May 2009 issue of eJournal USA, “The Global Financial System.”