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USAID is committed to international development through multiple mechanisms - from delivering humanitarian assistance to research on development strategies and programming. These many arenas of USAID’s work produce diverse results. The following resource portals showcase USAID’s research and work across a variety of initiatives and programs.

Urban Links

Urban Links

Supports knowledge sharing on urban issues


Sustainable Coastal Communities and Ecosystems (SUCCESS)

Website for SUCCESS archives all assessments, technical reports, success stories, and lessons learned.  Also documents from previously funded field sites, as well as current global cross-cutting portfolio agenda.



This site is a joint NASA-USAID geospatial information platform.  SERVIR is a global network of regional partners dedicated to environmental management through the integration of Earth observations and geospatial technologies. We create new tools for use by stakeholders in developing countries to improve environmental management and resilience to climate change. Since its inception in 2004, SERVIR has helped decision makers in SERVIR hub regions improve monitoring and forecasting of water and air quality, extreme weather, biodiversity changes, land cover changes, and more.

Resource Management Portal

The purpose of the Portal is to provide an open access communications bridge between organizations, communities, consortia and global partners working on an integrated approach to natural resource management linking nature, energy, and human health.

Powering Health

Powering Health

Options for providing reliable electricity to health facilities in developing countries


OpenEnergy Info (OpenEI)

Clean energy information, data and other resources.


Natural Resources Management Portal

Mechanism for dissemination of natural resources managment information



A screen shot of the Marketlinks web site

Microenterprise web portal



The USAID Land Tenure and Property Rights (LTPR) Portal is a knowledge resource that emphasizes the importance of secure land tenure and property rights to a variety of international development goals. It features information on current and completed projects, research, tools, and articles.


Karamoja Resilience Support Unit

Evidence-based Support to Policies and Programs in the Karamoja Region of Uganda

The Karamoja Resilience Support Unit (KRSU) is an initiative of USAID/Uganda aimed at increasing resilience and economic development in Karamoja. The project is now co-funded by USAID/Uganda, Irish Aid, and the Department for International Development, UK. The KRSU works closely with the Karamoja Development Partners Group to provide reviews, studies and analyses of development and humanitarian programs in Karamoja, and related policy issues. Our focus is on translating evidence and knowledge into practice, through collaborative approaches. The project is implemented by the Feinstein International Center, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, at Tufts University, with offices in Kampala and Moroto, Uganda.


Our mission is to improve family planning and reproductive health services in low- and middle-income countries. We are working to change the way family planning knowledge is accessed, shared, and used.

Home page screen shot for Global Waters is a knowledge resource for USAID staff, partners, and the broader community working in the international development, water and sanitation sectors.

Global Water for Sustainability (GLOWS)

Website for GLOWS archives field studies, success stories, and program highlights.


Global Reading Network

The Global Reading Network is a network comprised of governments, practitioners, civil society organizations, teachers associations, academics, funders, UN agencies, and other stakeholders committed to improving reading outcomes for primary grade children across the globe.

FWD Campaign

From September 2011 to March of 2012, USAID, in partnership with the Ad Council, ran the FWD (Famine.War.Drought) Campaign to raise awareness of the more than 13.3 million people in crisis in the Horn of Africa.

Education in Crisis and Conflict Network

A community of practice composed of USAID staff, implementing partners and other stakeholders working to improve equitable access to education in the world’s crisis and conflict affected environments.

Economic Growth and Trade Portal

Information about USAID's economic growth and trade projects, including a resource library.

DCA on Exposure

Development Credit Authority (DCA) guarantee impact stories told with vivid photos.


A Global Knowledge Portal for Climate Change & Development Practitioners


The AgTechXChange connects people and organizations that are engaging smallholder farmers by commercializing agricultural technologies and implementing innovative business practices. Members of the community can share knowledge and experiences, ask questions, connect with others, and research potential funders


Achieving agriculture-led food security through knowledge-sharing.

Adaptation Partnership

The goal of the partnership is to encourage effective climate change adaptation by serving as an interim platform to catalyze action and foster communication among the various institutions and actors engaged in the effort to scale up adaptation and resilience around the world.


Adaptation Learning Mechanism (ALM)

The ALM represents a collaborative, global learning process, with leadership, facilitation and strong participation by Southern institutions. Seeking to provide stakeholders with a common platform for sharing and learning, the ALM bridges knowledge gaps by bringing relevant knowledge and stakeholders together to exchange information, experiences, and expertise.

2011 CSO Sustainability Index for Sub-Saharan Africa