Following the 1992-1995 war in BiH, USAID assistance focused on reconstruction of infrastructure, including several important bridges.
Cultural performance during Sarajevo street fair celebrating USAID’s15-year anniversary in BiH (October 2011).
USAID recognizes BiH’s great potential in the tourism industry.
USAID in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) contributes to U.S. Government objectives in the country by helping BiH progress toward a harmonized economy, effective and transparent government institutions with a strong civil society, and a multi-ethnic, tolerant society.
Helping the country to become a more stable country, closer to Euro-Atlantic integration, is USAID's goal. Reaching this objective includes establishing functional state-level institutions, inclusion of minorities in the political process, compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights, GDP growth, increased economic competitiveness, and a clear strategy for EU accession.
USAID's democracy and governance work in BiH focuses on accountable institutions that meet citizens’ needs. The Agency's economic growth work focuses on a competitive, market-oriented economy that provides better opportunities for all.
Last updated: June 11, 2013