USAID’s first Digital Strategy charts an agency-wide approach to development in a rapidly evolving digital age. The Strategy seeks to achieve and sustain open, secure, and inclusive digital ecosystems that contribute to broad-based, measurable development and humanitarian assistance outcomes.
To help achieve the Digital Strategy’s goal to strengthen open, inclusive, and secure digital ecosystems, USAID developed the Digital Ecosystem Framework. This Framework provides a way to understand a country’s digital operating environment and inform the design of effective, sustainable projects and activities. Download and read the Digital Ecosystem Framework!
Technology has served as both an advantage and a hindrance during the COVID-19 digital response, and development is no exception. Read more about USAID’s Considerations for COVID-19 in digital development.
To achieve the overall goal of the Strategy, USAID is undertaking a wide variety of initiatives under four tracks:
For a complete list of Digital Strategy-related products, please visit our resources page.