Asia Regional Program Updates

Last updated: October 04, 2017

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 7, 2017

Increasing responsible investing in agriculture, forestry and other land uses to reduce deforestation.

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.

August 22, 2017

From 2011-2017, the U.S. Agency for International Development Climate Change Adaptation Project Preparation Facility for Asia and the Pacific (USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific) assisted countries across the Asia-Pacific region develop 36 adaptation projects that successfully leveraged $576 million in investments.