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BACKGROUND

USAID’s Sustainable Local Development Project is a five-year project supporting local governments, businesses and civil society to increase their efficiency and achieve economies of scale through Inter-Municipal Cooperation (IMC) aimed at accelerating economic growth.  The project’s core activities are focused on supporting inter-municipal partners to add jobs and reduce unemployment in 32 municipalities clustered in 8 regions.

 

ACTIVITIES

Petogodišnji Program podrške političkim procesima u Srbiji radi na razvoju institucionalnih kapaciteta političkih partija, Skupštine, ciljanih državnih institucija i organizacija civilnog društva kako bi mogli da sprovode ključne reforme, prošire proces izrade politika, unaprede odgovornost, povećaju učešće građana i podrže izborni proces.

The USAID Political Process Support in Serbia Project is a five-year program to develop the institutional capacity of political parties, the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia (NARS), targeted governmental institutions and civil society to advance key reforms, enhance the policy development process, improve accountability, increase civic engagement, and support democratic elections.

Kancelarija za saradnju sa civilnim društvom osnovana je 2011. u cilju pružanja podrške dijalogu između Vlade Srbije i organizacija civilnog društva (OCD).  Kancelarija radi na stvaranju okruženja koje bi bilo stimulativno za civilno društvo, na unapređenju transparentnosti finansiranja OCD od strane nacionalnih i lokalnih vlasti kao i na obezbeđenju učešća organizacija civilnog društva u procesu integracija u EU. 

The Office for Cooperation with Civil Society was established in 2011 to support dialogue between the Serbian Government and civil society organizations (CSOs).  The Office works to develop a policy environment that is supportive to civil society; to improve transparency in financing of CSO’s by the national and local governments; and is closely involved in ensuring civil society engagement in the EU accession process. 

Расширить доступ к кредитному капиталу для малых и средних предприятий, фермеров и сельскохозяйственных предприятий Кыргызской Республики путем предоставления кредитных гарантий двум банкам участникам проекта. USAID предоставит двум банковским учреждениям частичные гарантии на кредиты фермерам и агропредприятиям, работающим в сфере переработки, упаковки, хранения и логистики.  USAID также поддерживает развитие этих предприятий через проект Агро Горизонт, направленный на поддержку наиболее конкурентоспособных секторов, предоставляющих большое количество рабочих мест. Кредитные гарантии будут доступны на территории всей страны с особым уклоном на Баткен, Джалал-Абад, Нарын и Ош.

Working through the Development Credit Authority (DCA) USAID is providing portfolio guarantees to two Kyrgyz banks to increase access to loan capital for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), farmers and agricultural businesses in the Kyrgyz Republic. USAID is supporting two Kyrgyz banks to address this constraint by partially guaranteeing loans made to farmers and agricultural businesses such as processing, packaging, storage and logistics. USAID is supporting development of these businesses through the Agro Horizons project that will select agricultural value chains with the greatest opportunities for employment and competition.  Guarantees for loans to farmers and agribusinesses will be available nationwide with a heavy focus on Batken, Jalalabad, Naryn and Osh oblasts.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Youth Volunteer Program (AYVP) is an ASEAN-initiated program supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department of State. It promotes regional integration by enabling youth to participate in volunteer opportunities that build awareness about regional challenges.

Approximately 60 percent of the ASEAN population is under the age of 35. ASEAN has prioritized youth engagement under its Socio-Cultural Community Blueprint to encourage youth involvement and leadership in ways that contribute to personal development and benefit the ASEAN Community.

December 17, 2014

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Ebola Response

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In addition to responding to disasters when they occur, USAID/OFDA helps build local response capacity and reduce risks associated with natural hazards. In January 2012, USAID/OFDA established a sub-regional office in Jakarta to enhance in-country program monitoring, coordination, and information management. The sub-regional office works closely with USAID/Indonesia, Government of Indonesia (GoI) disaster response authorities, and humanitarian partners to prepare for and respond to disasters.

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Last updated: December 18, 2014

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