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Press Release 11-134

NSF and USAID Jointly Launch International, Interagency PEER Program to Advance Science Collaboration With the Developing World

USAID's Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) will leverage NSF investments in research to address global development challenges

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Video slideshow spotlighting the six pilot projects in "Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research," PEER, an implementation mechanism that resulted from a memorandum of understanding between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Credit: National Science Foundation
Images courtesy of: PEER Pilot Projects

 

A promotional video including soundbites from Dr. Subra Suresh, Director of NSF, John Holdren, Director of White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator of U.S. Agency for International Development. All three spoke at the launch event for an international joint initiative to address global development challenges, called "PEER."

Credit: National Science Foundation

 

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launch an international joint initiative to address global development challenges. PEER, "Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research," capitalizes on competitively-awarded investments to support and build scientific and technical capacity in the developing world. NSF Director Subra Suresh's speech text is also available.

Credit: National Science Foundation