Mission Directory

Rwanda

Mission Contact

USAID/Rwanda
c/o U.S. Embassy
2657 Avenue de la Gendarmerie
Kigali
Rwanda
+250 252 596400
+250 252 596591

USAID Contact

Melissa Kennison
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
202-712-4521

 

Rwanda is a small, landlocked country with a population density that is among the highest in Africa.  Rwanda is one of the world’s poorest countries but much has changed since the 1994 genocide that killed over 800,000 people. 

Rwanda has made remarkable progress in developing national and local government institutions, maintaining security, promoting reconciliation and strengthening the justice system. 

Sahel Regional

Mission Contact

Christophe Tocco
Deputy Regional Mission Director
USAID Senegal
Dakar
Senegal

USAID Contact

Washington
, DC 
USA

Significant chronic vulnerability in the Sahel has taken hold as a result of a combination of factors, including poverty, marginalization, weak governance, low rainfall, population pressure and high population growth, food price volatility, and climate variability.

In 2011, irregular rainfall combined with civil conflict, high food prices and shocks such as locust infestation rendered more than 18 million people food insecure, according to FAO.

In an effort to move beyond just addressing the symptoms of these factors, the Sahel Joint Planning Cell (JPC) was formed to bring together the expertise of both USAID humanitarian assistance and development assistance actors in finding innovative and collaborative ways to build resilience among vulnerable populations in the Sahel.

Senegal

Mission Contact

USAID/Senegal
c/o U.S. Embassy
B.P. 49 Dakar
Senegal
+221 33 879 4000

USAID Contact

Stephanie Saenger
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
202-712-1623

 

Serbia

Mission Contact

USAID/Serbia
92 Bulevar kneza Aleksandra Karađorđevića
Belgrade
11040
Serbia
381-11-706-4000
381-11-361-8267

USAID Contact

Michael Wagg
U.S. Agency for International Development
Bureau for Europe and Eurasia, SA-44
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
USA
(202) 567-4038
(202) 567-4261

Sierra Leone

Mission Contact

USAID/Sierra Leone
c/o U.S. Embassy, Room 2014
South Ridge - Hill Station
Freetown
Sierra Leone
+232 76 515000
+232 76 515355

USAID Contact

Tiana Martin
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
202-712-0571

Since the end of the civil war in 2002, Sierra Leone has been steadily rebuilding physical, social and health infrastructure. However, the challenges of endemic corruption, high youth unemployment, inadequate services, and widespread poverty are still critical impediments to progress.

Somalia

Mission Contact

USAID/East Africa, Somalia Unit
PO Box 629
Village Market 00621
Nairobi
Kenya
+254 20 862 2000
+254 20 862 2680

USAID Contact

Brittany Brown
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
202-712-0402

Since 1991, Somalia has essentially been a collapsed state. The social costs of war have been enormous, leaving Somalia with some of the lowest human development indicators in the world. In 2011 and 2012, the worst drought that East Africa has seen in 60 years led to famine in southern Somalia, uprooting thousands of families and putting millions at severe risk. Food security has improved, largely driven by humanitarian assistance.

USAID is working to increase stability and reduce the appeal of extremism in Somalia through programming that fosters good governance, promotes economic recovery and growth, offers youth skills training, and works to increase social cohesion through improved community with government relationships. Our programs are planned and carried out with local partners in the context of Somali culture and values.

South Africa

Mission Contact

USAID/South Africa
100 Totius Street, Groenkloof
PO Box 43
Pretoria
Gauteng
0027
South Africa
+27 12 452 2000
+27 12 460 3177

USAID Contact

Torina Way
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
202-712-5963

Almost two decades after the end of apartheid, the South African Government continues to uphold the rights of its citizens and to invest heavily in the wellbeing of its people. South Africa plays a key economic and political role on the continent, but faces many challenges, including unemployment, HIV/AIDS, crime and corruption.

South Sudan

Mission Contact

USAID/South Sudan
c/o U.S. Embassy
Juba
South Sudan

USAID Contact

Micah Globerson
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
202-712-1407

In January 2011, the southern Sudanese voted overwhelmingly to secede, and on July 9, 2011, the Republic of South Sudan became an independent nation. As South Sudan embarks on nationhood, USAID seeks to help make the new country increasingly stable while helping the government deliver basic services to citizens, provide effective, inclusive and accountable governance, diversify the economy, and combat poverty.

LEARN MORE

01/15/14: South Sudan’s Broken Promise?: Testimony of Assistant Administrator Earl W. Gast before The House Committee on Foreign Affairs

01/09/14: The Situation in South Sudan: Testimony of Assistant Administrator Nancy E. Lindborg before The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

South Sudan Transition Strategy: Summary (pdf,125kb)

South Sudan Transition Strategy: Full (pdf,1.2mb)

 

Southern Africa Regional

Mission Contact

USAID/Southern Africa Regional
100 Totius Street
P.O. Box 43
Pretoria
Gauteng
0027
South Africa
27 12 452 2000
27 12 460 3177

USAID Contact

Torina Way
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20053
USA
202-712-5963

While Southern Africa has seen significant economic growth achievements, the overall number of people living in poverty has grown over the past two decades. Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and South Africa have some of the highest levels of income inequality in the world. Since 1995, USAID has maintained a regional program in Southern Africa that has evolved over time to address the changing development challenges of the sub-region. Our programs increase trade and strengthen regional economic ties, address the HIV/AIDS crisis, mitigate food insecurity, and support democratic processes.

Sri Lanka

Mission Contact

USAID/Sri Lanka
No. 44, Galle Road
Colombo 3
Sri Lanka
+94 (11) 249-8000

USAID Contact

Randall Olson, USAID Desk Officer for Nepal, Sri Lanka & the Maldives
Office of South and Central Asian Affairs, U.S. Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
USA
202-712-4515

Following decades of conflict and a devastating tsunami, Sri Lanka is in a period of transition that will determine the sustainability of the country's peace for years to come. In the former conflict areas of the North and East, the main focus is rebuilding communities and livelihoods. The United States is a strong supporter of reconciliation and long-term stability in Sri Lanka, an island nation located along major maritime trade routes in the Indian Ocean.

Sudan

Mission Contact

USAID/Sudan
c/o U.S. Embassy
Khartoum
Sudan
+249 870 2 2000

USAID Contact

Patrick White
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
202-712-0929

USAID remains committed to playing a role in enhancing the viability and stability of Sudan as the country embarks on a new era. Conflict mitigation will be an integral component of USAID’s efforts, as progress in this area remains a chief U.S. foreign policy priority, particularly in Darfur and the Three Areas of Abyei, Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan. USAID will continue to build on the established coordination between diplomacy and development efforts in Sudan to address outstanding provisions of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement that ended 22 years of north-south civil war.  The Agency also will continue its support for democratic development in Sudan, as well as openings for a transition from emergency assistance to development assistance where conditions allow. 

Swaziland

Mission Contact

USAID/Southern Africa
100 Totius Street, P.O. Box 43
Pretoria
South Africa
0027
Swaziland
+27 12 452 2000
+27 12 460 3177

USAID Contact

Torina Way
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
USA
202-712-5963

Swaziland is a small country almost completely surrounded by South Africa. Due in large part to its geographic position, Swaziland’s economy is heavily dependent upon trade with South Africa. The country has a relatively high per capita income, but nearly 70 percent of the population lives in poverty. Most high-level economic activity is conducted by non-Africans living in Swaziland. Primary education is widespread among boys and girls. The government’s transition from absolute to constitutional monarchy has been slow and remains incomplete.

Syria

Syria has been embroiled in conflict since March 2011 when the Syrian government first began to crack down on non-violent demonstrations in the streets of Damascus. Since then, more than 6.5 million people have been internally displaced from their homes inside Syria and more than 2.4 million have fled to neighboring countries.

Tajikistan

Mission Contact

Kathleen McDonald
109 “A” Ismoili Somoni Ave.
Dushanbe
734019
Tajikistan
10-922-372-229-2000

USAID Contact

Eric Rudenshiold, Sr. Officer in Charge
U.S. Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
USA
(202) 712-0141

Таджикистан, центрально-азиатская страна, которая имеет прозрачную границу с Афганистаном протяженностью 1287 км, может выступать в качестве торгового канала между данным регионом и странами Южной Азии. По мере вывода американских войск из Афганистана, Таджикистан будет играть все более важную роль в процессе трансформации Афганистана в более стабильного и надежного соседа, с которым можно наладить отношения. Соединенные Штаты сотрудничают с Таджикистаном с целью сохранения продуктивных партнерских отношений, что может оказать благотворное влияние на благосостояние региона.  

Tanzania

Mission Contact

USAID/Tanzania
686 Old Bagamoyo Road, Msasani
PO Box 9130
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania
+255 22 229 4490
+255 22 266 8421

USAID Contact

Crystal Garrett
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
202-712-0371

U.S. assistance supports Tanzania’s national development goal to build public and private capacity to foster a healthier, prosperous and secure nation through accountable, democratic government that responds effectively to the needs of its citizens.

Thailand

Mission Contact

USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia
Athenee Tower, 25th Floor,
63 Wireless Road, Lumpini, Patumwan
Bangkok
10330
Thailand
+66 (2) 257-3000

USAID Contact

Mervyn Ellis
U.S. Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
USA
(202) 567-1933

Since 1832, the United States and Thailand have maintained a strong relationship. Through its assistance programs, USAID has built a solid foundation of partnership in development with the Royal Thai Government.

Timor-Leste

Mission Contact

John Seong
8250 Dili Place
Washington
DC
20521-8250
Timor-Leste

USAID Contact

Shauna Malliski, Desk Officer
U.S. Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
USA
202-712-1874

Timor-Leste is one of the world's newest countries and also one of the poorest. This small, half-island nation is home to a young and culturally diverse population of just over 1 million. In its pivotal Southeast Asia location between Indonesia and Australia, Timor-Leste is already playing an important role in regional and global organizations. It currently holds the chair of the g7+ Group of Fragile and Conflict-Affected States, helping to lead the way to more effective engagement between developed and developing countries.

Tunisia

USAID Contact

John Crawford, Desk Officer for Tunisia
U.S. Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
USA

The United States strongly supports the Tunisian people as they lay the foundation for a future of economic prosperity that empowers a new generation, strengthens civil society and solidifies the foundation of democracy.

Tunisians have charted their own political transition, and USAID has answered Tunisian requests for support for economic growth, good governance, and expanded opportunities—areas that are interlinked in this transition environment.

Turkmenistan

Mission Contact

Brandy Witthoft, Country Director
Business Center, A Block
1 Yunus Emre St, “Mir 2/1”
Ashgabat
744017
Turkmenistan
993-12-456-130

USAID Contact

Eric Rudenshiold, Sr. Officer in Charge
U.S. Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
USA
(202) 712-0141

Sharing long borders with Afghanistan and Iran in Central Asia, and serving as a key link to the South Asian subcontinent, Turkmenistan plays a critical role in advancing regional integration and stability. The country’s large oil and gas reserves also make it a pivotal supplier for regional and world markets. As the former Soviet Republic emerges from decades of isolation, the United States supports Turkmenistan in its efforts to foster a more open and integrated society.

Uganda

Mission Contact

USAID/Uganda
U.S. Mission Compound-South Wing, Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
PO Box 7856
Kampala
Uganda
+256 0414 306 001

USAID Contact

Rick Montpelier
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington
, DC 
Postal Code 
20523
202-712-0625

USAID’s wide-ranging work in Uganda supports U.S. policy objectives in peace and security, democracy and governance, health and education, economic growth, and humanitarian assistance. USAID implements three major U.S. presidential initiatives in Uganda: Feed the Future, the Global Health Initiative and the Global Climate Change Initiative.

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Last updated: April 16, 2014