FACT SHEET – In Ethiopia, degraded agricultural and pasture lands, and poorly utilized water resources have exacerbated poverty, food insecurity, and the loss of biodiversity, as well as intensifying conflict. By incorporating environmental issues into USAID’s work in Ethiopia, we strive to promote sustainable development, livelihood, and disaster resilience.
FACT SHEET – The vast majority of Malawians rely on small-scale, rain-fed agriculture, making them highly dependent on weather patterns. Climate change increasingly exacerbates droughts, flooding, and inconsistent rainfall—contributing to food insecurity and threatening to derail progress toward Malawi’s goal of self-reliance.
FACT SHEET – USAID/Mexico promotes climate-sustainable growth by transforming key sectors to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening inclusive, sustainable market systems, and partnering to reduce the impacts of an extreme climate future. USAID/Mexico partners closely with the Government of Mexico (GOM), particularly at the subnational level, and civil society to advance local climate priorities.
FACT SHEET – Peru is the third most forested country in the world and contains over 13 percent of the Amazon rainforest. Efforts to reduce deforestation and forest degradation in Peru are critical to global efforts to address climate change. People and ecosystems in Peru are increasingly vulnerable to accelerating climate change impacts. USAID/Peru is working hand-in-hand with government, civil society, and local and indigenous communities to protect forests and watersheds, build sustainable livelihoods, and increase resilience to climate change.
FACT SHEET – Climate impacts in Senegal include rising temperatures, heat waves and high humidity, decreasing rainfall, increased length and intensity of dry spells, and coastal erosion. Addressing climate impacts, along with air pollution and maritime safety is critical to Senegal’s economic growth and low-emissions pathway as the country plans to extract oil and gas in 2024.