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Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 1:30pm

BAKU - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Azerbaijan and the Azerbaijan Small and Medium Business Development Agency (SMBDA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to support development of the business environment for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). By working together, USAID and SMBDA will support reforms that promote a more competitive and favorable business environment, allowing local SMEs to increase yields, quality, and diversify their sales markets, leading to higher incomes and resiliency from economic crises like the COVID-19 pandemic. 

United States Provides an Additional $1 Million for COVID-19 Response in Azerbaijan
Friday, July 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

Today, U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Lee Litzenberger participated in the delivery of three mobile clinics in Shamakhi which will provide essential health services to rural and vulnerable Azerbaijani communities. These mobile clinics will serve thousands of people in Shamakhi and surrounding villages every year by helping with early diagnosis of preventable diseases, bringing treatment to underserved rural communities, and saving lives. The mobile clinics were procured by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the British Embassy in Baku under the PROACT-Care project implemented by the World Health Organization (WHO) Azerbaijan. 

USAID Hosts Summit to Promote Women’s Entrepreneurship in Azerbaijan
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 2:00pm

USAID announced the creation of the first ever Women’s National Business Agenda (WNBA) during a summit held today in Baku. The WNBA will serve as a private sector-led platform for innovative policy recommendations that increases women’s participation in commerce.

Head of AZPROMO Yusif Abdullayev (left), USACC Board Chairman Reza Vaziri (center), and USAID Mission Director Jaidev Singh (right) sign the agreement.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 1:45pm

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO), and the United States-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce (USACC) signed a memorandum of understanding today establishing a partnership to support agricultural export and investment.

An intensive apple orchard in Guba
Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

The United States and Israeli Embassies in Baku are excited to announce the launch of an innovative collaboration with Azerbaijan State Agricultural University (ASAU) to develop Azerbaijan’s agricultural potential. The project will establish five orchard demonstration plots to model 21st century apple, cherry, nectarine, plum, and pomegranate production practices at the university’s research station outside Ganja. 

At the end of the Web Academy Hackathon that was held for the first time in Uzbekistan
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 5:45am

On March 31, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) successfully completed its regional Partnership for Innovations program, implemented by Civil Society Development Association (ARGO) in collaboration with partners from across Central Asia and Azerbaijan.

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 2:30pm

The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the State Department, is providing an additional $1.47 million to help Azerbaijan respond to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

White House Announces $2 Million in New Funding from USAID Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Fund for Azerbaijan
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 7:00pm

Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bonnie Glick, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun, and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump announced $122 million in new activities and partnerships under the White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative, established by President Trump in February 2019. USAID/Azerbaijan will receive $2 million from the W-GDP Fund at USAID, which was established by the Initiative and is now in its second year. 

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Last updated: July 21, 2021

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