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USAID supports the development of institutions necessary for a future Palestinian state by promoting the rule of law, increasing civic engagement, and enhancing respect for human rights.
USAID water projects provide access to clean water for more than 1.2 million Palestinians.
USAID works with the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education and directly with educational institutions to support their efforts to provide higher quality education.
USAID works with companies like Canaan Fair Trade to help them compete on global markets.
U.S. foreign assistance to the West Bank and Gaza is a critical part of the U.S. commitment to a negotiated two-state solution for Palestinians and Israelis and to promoting a comprehensive peace in the Middle East. USAID’s efforts help to build a more democratic, stable and secure region, benefiting Palestinians, Israelis and Americans.
The United States, through USAID, is the leading provider of bilateral development assistance to the Palestinians, having supported programs in the areas of democracy and governance; education; health and humanitarian assistance; private enterprise; and water resources and infrastructure.
Last updated: March 26, 2013