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Senegal has a reputation of being one of the few stable democracies in West Africa. This perception was confirmed by the recent 2012 elections marked by the third peaceful transition of power from one president to the other – two of which took place following credible democratic elections.

Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced today the United States will provide $380 million in additional U.S. humanitarian assistance to help those affected by the war in Syria. With this additional funding, the United States’ humanitarian assistance since the crisis began is more than $1.7 billion to help those suffering inside Syria, as well as refugees and host communities in the neighboring countries.

أعلن وزير الخارجية جون كيري اليوم أن الولايات المتحدة ستقدم مساعدات إنسانية أميركية إضافية بقيمة 380 مليون دولار لمساعدة المتضررين من الحرب في سوريا. وبهذا التمويل الإضافي، تصل قيمة المساعدات الإنسانية المقدمة من الولايات المتحدة منذ بداية الأزمة إلى أكثر من 1.7 بليون دولار لمساعدة أولئك الذين يعانون داخل سوريا، وكذلك اللاجئين والمجتمعات المضيفة في البلدان المجاورة.

The objectives of TMT are to provide ongoing education and training, economic opportunities, and livelihoods.  The project aims to 1) build economic and trade opportunities for Afghans through the economic, social, and cultural regeneration of Murad Khane, a traditional commercial and craft neighborhood in the center of Kabul’s Old City; 2) provide traditional craft education through the Institute for Afghan Arts and Architecture, and 3) develop the market of Afghan crafts domestically and abroad through business-development activities.

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), with the Government of Senegal and its other partners, help to create jobs, fight poverty, and increase food security in Senegal by improving the agricultural sector, natural resources management, trade, and in concert with the Health Office, nutrition – especially of women and children.

MIDAS focuses on three primary areas in the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP): 1) legal and regulatory reform, 2) technical assistance to the MoMP, and 3) Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) development. The project will develop the MoMP’s ability to implement effective policies and to facilitate international investment in the Afghanistan’s mining sector. 

The Multi-Input Area Development Global Development Alliance (MIAD GDA) represents an innovative partnership between the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and USAID to improve the quality of life of citizens of Afghanistan's Badakhshan Province by linking the public and private sectors to support long-term social and economic development. 

Datos Básicos del Proyecto

Valor Aproximado: $ 1, 420,687
Inicio:   Octubre 2010
Término:   Septiembre 2014
Socio Implementador:   ACDI/VOCA

 

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Last updated: July 13, 2014