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August 13, 2021

USAID increases economic growth in Maldives through both public and private sector activities. In partnership with the Maldivian government, USAID helps improve public financial management to ensure transparent, efficient use of public expenditures. Maldives’ natural resources – especially marine resources – are essential to both environmental and economic resiliency, with tourism and fishing contributing significantly to the country’s GDP. 

August 13, 2021

This activity works to improve the quality, efficiency, and transparency of government budget processes. It strengthens government capacity to mobilize public revenue for better public expenditure management and increases the efficiency of investments in public facilities and services. The activity also supports efforts by the Government of Maldives to streamline PFM processes and learn from international best practices.

August 13, 2021

The Promoting Resilience in Maldives (PRIME) project aims to increase the resilience of vulnerable populations and at-risk groups such as youth.  PRIME conducts evidence-based research and consultations to design projects that enhance social cohesion and improve career prospects, education, and employment opportunities for youth. The program focuses on fostering tolerance, increasing self-awareness and self-esteem, and rehabilitating youth who are addicted to drugs and other substances, feel excluded, and/or have participated in criminal activity.

August 13, 2021

USAID’s Strong and Inclusive Maldivian Democracy (SIMD) project works with the government and people of Maldives to strengthen the capacity and resilience of democratic institutions. By increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of local governments and the justice sector, as well as increasing citizen engagement on policy reform, the project helps establish positive precedents for growth and stability. This project will focus on decentralization, judicial reform, civic education, and civil society engagement.

August 13, 2021

Reducing plastic waste is a global issue. Clean Cities, Blue Ocean (CCBO) is USAID’s five-year flagship global initiative to target ocean plastics at their source in cities and towns. Managed and funded through USAID headquarters in Washington, D.C. and implemented through a consortium of partners, CCBO is piloting solutions in Maldives to stop the flow of plastic pollution to the waters within and surrounding the country.

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Last updated: October 07, 2021

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