USAID is Celebrating its 60th Anniversary with a Retrospective Statement on 60 Years of Fruitful Partnership with Cameroon since 1961

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USAID 60th Anniversary press release

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the world’s premier international development agency is celebrating its 60th anniversary since its creation by President John F. Kennedy on November 3, 1961. USAID opened its offices in Cameroon in 1961 with a budget of 7.9 billion CFA ($14 million) and since then has proudly provided a total of 776.9  billion CFA ($1.38 billion) in development and humanitarian assistance to the people of Cameroon.

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Last updated: November 08, 2021

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