International Development Innovation Network & Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation
Coming Together to Redefine International Development
These two new initiatives at MIT are part of the new U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN). HESN is a groundbreaking partnership with seven top American and foreign universities designed to develop innovative solutions to global development challenges. Through this program, USAID is renewing its dedication to supporting the use of Science and Technology to address global development challenges. These partnerships will leverage the intellectual power and passion of academic leaders, faculty, and students. Read more about USAID-HESN.
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