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October 20, 2017

The Women’s Livelihood Bond will provide more than 385,000 Southeast Asian women with access to credit, enhanced linkages to supply chains, and affordable goods and services to improve their livelihoods. The $8-million bond will benefit women in Cambodia, Vietnam and the Philippines. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), is guaranteeing 50 percent of the loan portfolio’s principal.

New USAID program to promote smart growth and investment in Asia
October 4, 2017

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a five-year regional program to promote private finance and investment in the agriculture, forestry and other land uses (AFOLU) sector to promote economic opportunity and reduce deforestation. USAID’s Regional Development Mission for Asia awarded the five-year, $19 million USAID Green Invest Asia program to Pact, a U.S.-based development organization.

Entrepreneurs Pitch Tech, Partnerships and Innovation for Asia’s Farmers
September 14, 2017

Under the Feed the Future initiative in Asia, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is building a diverse regional agricultural innovation community to test, adapt and share the latest practices and technologies with smallholder farmers in South and Southeast Asia’s emerging markets, with a focus on Bangladesh, Cambodia and Nepal.

September 8, 2017

USAID Green Invest Asia is designed to mobilize the power of the private sector and international markets to reduce commodity-driven deforestation and high-emissions agriculture practices across Southeast Asia.

USAID and Inmarsat Partner for Legal, Traceable and Sustainable Fishing
August 27, 2017

The United States Agency for International Development’s Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans) and Inmarsat Global Limited (Inmarsat) haveannounced a new partnership to help commercial fishing crews promote sustainable fishing in Southeast Asia.

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