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April 8, 2020

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Green Invest Asia project, has launched a study on cocoa-coconut intercropping that will help increase the farmers’  income and lower carbon emissions in the southern Philippines. 

March 30, 2020

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Green Invest Asia is partnering with Jacobs Douwe Egberts – one of the world’s largest coffee and tea traders – and its non-profit partner, IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative, to measure the impact of the two organizations’ joint sustainable coffee activities in Vietnam.

March 20, 2020

The United States Government announced nearly $2 million in funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to expand U.S. support for Thailand in response to the global spread of COVID-19.  This support builds upon ongoing USAID and other U.S. Government investments in health development, particularly those aimed at building the capacity to prevent, detect and respond to infectious diseases. Specifically, $700,000 will be implemented through the World Health Organization (WHO), $329,000 through the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and $800,000 through the Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance (IDDS) project, which collectively contribute to the U.S. Government’s Global Health Security Strategy. 

U.S. Provides Personal Protective Equipment to the  Royal Thai Government to assist COVID-19 Response
March 9, 2020

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Regional Development Mission for Asia Mission Director Peter A. Malnak handed over personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Ministry of Public Health in Nonthaburi today as part of the United States’ assistance to Thailand to respond to novel coronavirus disease COVID-19, first identified in Wuhan, China. This assistance package comes at the request of the Thai Ministry of Public Health.

USAID and Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) launched the new “No Ivory No Tiger Amulets campaign on World Wildlife Day
March 3, 2020

In observance of World Wildlife Day, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) launched the new “No Ivory No Tiger Amulets #ไม่พึ่งเขี้ยวงา” campaign. The campaign is part of joint USAID-DNP efforts to reduce the use of wildlife products such as amulets made from endangered elephants and tigers. The new “No Ivory No Tiger Amulets” video features the well-known Buddhist Dharma Teacher Venerable Maha Sompong Talaputto calling on the public to question their beliefs in the protective power of ivory and tiger amulets.

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Last updated: April 08, 2020

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