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The Global Development and Population Program in 2011

Uwezo

Uwezo conducts its second annual learning assessment in Uganda in April 2011. Over 108,000 children were assessed to gather data about how well schools are doing. Photo courtesy of Uwezo.

 

Goals:

  • Promote transparent and accountable governance around the world, including through a Mexico country program
  • Foster greater use of high-quality research and analysis to create sound policy in developing countries, including through investments in training and policy research capacity
  • Improve the quality of basic education and children's learning in the developing world
  • Ensure access to quality family planning and reproductive health, both internationally and domestically
  • Reduce teen and unplanned pregnancy in disadvantaged communities in the San Francisco Bay Area and California's Central Valley

 

In 2011, the Global Development and Population Program made 126 grants to 95 organizations, totaling over $87 million.

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View a list of the Global Development and Population Program's 2011 grants.

 

The Global Development Program in the News in 2011: