USAID provided solar dryers that help spice vendors dry nutmeg and cloves, even in non-ideal weather.
Completed USAID’s first project to focus exclusively on climate change adaptation in Indonesia, which helped the country’s government allocate $2.4 billion for climate resilience and disaster preparedness.
Opened a business accelerator that will provide 14 tourism companies with seven weeks of training, mentorship, and office space.
A doctor examines a young patient during a previous DAI-supported project in Zambia.
Organized a conference with three EU justice reform projects to help police, lawyers, judges, probation officers, and penitentiary staff work with defendants and offenders to better serve society.
Trained 42 officers to mobilize communities to improve sanitation, part of an effort to increase safe water access in 13 districts.
Helped the city of Santa Ana inaugurate its Municipal Youth Policy to recognize young people’s rights to civic participation, employment, health, security, inclusion, and recreation.
Worked with local logistics companies to install GPS devices on 10 trucks exporting Afghan goods, which will help analyze regional trade.
Entrepreneurs supported by USAID Nguriza Nshore prepare pitches for Sankalp Africa 2020.
Sponsored 10 Rwandan businesses to pitch investors at the Sankalp Africa Summit in Nairobi, one of Africa’s largest events for raising capital.
Created a digital platform that allows Egyptian MPs to easily access information on public investment projects and oversee their budgets.
Assisted businesses supported by USAID projects in Afghanistan and Ukraine to showcase their products at the Gulfood Expo in Dubai.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Partnered with a major agricultural university on a community service program that will send 3,740 students to lead entrepreneurship projects in 400 villages.
Ukraine’s Parliament passed the draft leasing law—which USAID Financial Sector Transformation helped draft in 2017—to better protect lessors and lessees.
Facilitated the Southern Africa Development Community Seed Centre to approve five new seed varieties for trade in member countries, bringing the Centre’s catalogue to 55 types of seed.
55 seed varieties
Centre for Local Business Development
Signed an agreement with a commercial bank and microfinancing entity to launch two accessible finance products for small businesses.