US innovation partnership aims to end extreme poverty

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is further “ramping up” its commitment to placing science and technology at the heart of development with the launch today of a major innovation partnership.

Bringing together a wide range of actors, including businesses, universities and NGOs, the US Global Development Lab (GDL) will help create and spread science-based solutions to some of the world’s greatest challenges, says Lona Stoll, a senior advisor to USAID’s administrator. Read more