The Regional Trade and Market Alliances Project is working with the Central American governments, the Central American Economic Integration Secretariat (SIECA) and the private business sector to build strong economies through greater regional and international trade.
The Regional Clean Energy Initiative is a five-year technical assistance program to help create a more favorable investment climate that promotes the development and implementation of renewable energy projects while reducing overall energy consumption by means of sustainable energy efficient programs in Central America.
The Regional Climate Change Program is an initiative that was created to provide a platform for different partners to coordinate efforts to address and mitigate the impact of global climate change, and support the development of rural populations.
Under the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future initiative, USAID is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to increase the incomes of the rural poor and small farmers by facilitating trade and helping farmers improve their access to markets.
The Better Coffee Harvest project (Cosechemos Más Café), a four-year, $3.9 million initiative funded by USAID, the J.M. Smucker Company and the U.S.-based PIMCO Foundation, and implemented by TechnoServe, will help 6,000 Central American smallholder coffee farmers (4,000 in Nicaragua and 2,000 in El Salvador) to increase coffee productivity through improved agronomic practices and by countering the impacts of leaf rust.
Last updated: April 28, 2017