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A brief history of USAID-Wal-Mart partnerships

By Andrea Useem12 September 2013

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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 Associate Editor and Content Director for Devex Impact, Andrea creates and manages cutting-edge content on the intersection of business and international development. An experienced multimedia journalist, Andrea 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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