Today, U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Glyn T. Davies announced an additional $500,000 to continue disaster risk reduction activities to help schools and communities in Thailand be better prepared for flooding and other disasters.
The U.S. Government inter-agency Smart Infrastructure for the Mekong (SIM) program, coordinated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), provides Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) partner countries with support to develop environmentally sound and socially equitable infrastructure, clean energy development, land and/or water resources use.
For the second consecutive year, a young video producer from Vietnam was selected as the winner of the ASEAN Youth Video Contest. Jos Quyen designed, developed and produced the video short entitled “Real Action, Real Volunteering,” which depicted youth volunteerism in Vietnam and its relation to the ASEAN Community spirit in a creative graphic animation form
The United States and the Lao PDR are working to reduce child stunting through USAID Nurture, a $3.7 million United States Government development project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development. On February 3, the Lao government signed a memorandum of understanding with Save the Children, the prime implementing partner for the program.
DHAKA, January 24, 2017 – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) together with Kasetsart University and Winrock International announced the winners of the Tech4Farmers Challenge that sought ways to improve the agricultural productivity and income of smallholder farmers in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar (Burma) and Nepal.
Announced at the Asia Agricultural Innovation Summit Series in Dhaka, the first winners of the regional challenge are:
Last updated: February 16, 2017