USAID Unveils Field Guide to Combat Pangolin Trafficking
February 15, 2018

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is marking World Pangolin Day on February 17 by unveiling a new guide to help law enforcement officers identify species and origins of pangolins, the world’s most trafficked mammals, in a bid to curb the illegal trade in wildlife.

January 31, 2018

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a five-year, $10 million initiative to assist the people and Government of Thailand in their ongoing efforts to counter human trafficking. Implemented by Winrock International and partners, the USAID Thailand Counter Trafficking in Persons (USAID Thailand CTIP) project will examine the scope of trafficked labor, empower at-risk populations and help strengthen victim protection systems.

January 25, 2018

USAID’s MekongSkills2Work Leadership Summit brought together 60 educators, private sector representatives, government officials and other partners from the Lower Mekong region for two days to share experiences in implementing the USAID Connecting the Mekong through Education and Training  (USAID COMET) model. USAID COMET, a project in support of the Lower Mekong Initiative, aims to strengthen youth employment through innovative classroom instruction combined with increased exposure to the working world through internships and the use of technology.

January 11, 2018

The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Community Partnership project aims to assist community-based organizations in Thailand to provide high quality HIV prevention, treatment and care to key populations, including men who have sex with men, transgender people, sex workers and people who inject drugs. Supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), this three-year project is implemented by the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre (TRCARC) in partnership with three leading community-based organizations: the MPlus Foundation, the Rainbow Sky Association of Thailand (RSAT) and Service Workers in Group Foundation (SWING).

Over 100 celebrities and 15,000 Thai citizens take part in the 'I am Ivory Free" Campaign to curb demand for ivory, supported by USAID and partner, WildAid.
December 26, 2017

Commemorating Thailand National Wildlife Protection Day today, the U.S Agency for International Development Wildlife Asia program and WildAid announced that their recent online pledge campaign, “I am #IvoryFree,” garnered over 87 million views of social media photo posts after mobilizing Thai society to never buy, own or accept ivory as a gift.


Last updated: October 27, 2017

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