Digital Strategy

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Improving measurable development and humanitarian-assistance outcomes through the responsible use of digital technology

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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.

Looking for a quick read? Read the Digital Strategy factsheet for an overview of the basics or watch this video

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:

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Adopt an Ecosystem Approach
Help Partners Navigate Risk and Rewards

 

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Shift to “Digital by Default”
Build the USAID of Tomorrow

 

Last updated: July 09, 2021

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