Georgia has been selected by USAID Administrator Shah as one of two focus countries in the Europe and Eurasia (E&E) region for Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnership (STIP). In response, USAID/Caucasus is examining how STIP can address the most significant development challenges and opportunities in Georgia. STIP approaches hold significant potential to increase the cost-effectiveness, impact, and sustainability of development assistance efforts in Georgia at a critical time in the country’s political and economic transition.
As USAID moves forward with implementation of a five year Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS), STIP approaches will be piloted and, where successful, scaled up to advance the Mission’s three Development Objectives (DOs), which address democratic improvements; economic change; and public health. Post looks forward to close collaboration with Washington stakeholders as we work together to advance STIP in Georgia and the broader E&E region.
Last updated: September 11, 2013