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UT Researchers Receive $25 Million Grant from USAID to Increase Global Aid Transparency

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected The University of Texas at Austin to be a key partner in a five-year, $25 million grant to develop tools to more effectively target, monitor and evaluate foreign aid globally. This grant is the largest investment ever made into research aimed at mapping foreign aid on a global scale.

Mapping Tool Analyzes How Climate Change, Conflict and Aid Intersect in Africa

Researchers have developed a new dynamic mapping tool that will help policymakers and other groups determine a country's vulnerabilities to climate change and conflicts and show how these two issues intersect in Africa.