A brief history of USAID-Wal-Mart partnerships

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    This week at its headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, Wal-Mart signed a global “Memorandum of Understanding” with USAID. 

    USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah described the signing as a “landmark” in the relationship between the two entities, which have worked together since 2002.

    Click the slideshow above to see how and where USAID and Wal-Mart have cooperated on global development projects. 

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    • Andrea Useem

      As former associate editor and content director for Devex Impact, Andrea created and managed cutting-edge content on the intersection of business and international development. An experienced multimedia journalist, Andrea also served as leadership editor at the Washington Post and spent three years as a foreign correspondent in Eastern Africa reporting for publications including the Boston Globe, Dallas Morning News, and San Francisco Chronicle.

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