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 regional economies. The project provides technical assistance, grants and subcontracts.
The Promoting Good Governance Project, a partnership between USAID and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), is a three-year effort to develop the technical capacities of the National Assembly, anti-corruption institutions, local government, and civil society organizations (CSOs). It is strengthening oversight and accountability mechanisms, and promoting increased citizen participation.
USAID strengthens Serbia’s rule of law by improving the transparency and efficiency of the judiciary, in particular the Misdemeanor and Administrative Courts. It improves the integrity and openness of government operations by supporting independent agencies' and civil society's efforts to make government open and accountable.
Opportunity Bank Serbia (OBS) is a community bank that provides micro, rural, agro and small and medium-enterprise (SME) loans to clients who cannot ordinarily access financial services from traditional banks. Clients are typically from semi-urban and rural areas of Serbia. The bank specializes in loans to dual-income cottage industries and the agricultural sector.
Last updated: March 13, 2014