Five ways the USAID’s ‘President’s Malaria
Initiative for States’ is Making a Difference

By Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard

Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard presented her credentials President Muhammadu Buhari at a ceremony at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on December 24, 2019

Sixty years ago this week, Ambassador Joseph Palmer II presented his credentials as the first United States Ambassador to the Government of Nigeria. The occasion presents the opportunity to reflect on the breadth and depth of the partnership between our two great nations, each evolving…

Professors Amina Adamu (left) and Aisha Umar Tsiga (second right) of BUK, with Stephanie Zuilkowski (second left), and Adrienne Barnes (right) of Florida State University, at the Learning Systems Institute on the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Florida.

Over the past three years, a unique collaboration between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Nigeria’s Bayero University in Kano (BUK), and Florida State University (FSU) in the United States has helped Africa’s most populous country strengthen its ability to teach early grade reading, the foundation of lifelong learning.

U.S. Mission Nigeria

United States Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria. For official information visit http://ng.usembassy.gov

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