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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.

August 13, 2021

Through its Climate Change Adaptation activity, USAID will build the capacity of the private sector, civil society, and government to respond and adapt to climate change in ways that contribute to sustained, inclusive, market-based growth. It will help identify and scale up innovative solutions to climate-related challenges, strengthen governance to address climate-related risks, and improve access to high-quality information for decision-making to reduce vulnerability to climate change.

August 13, 2021

The Reefs Generate Environmental and Economic Resiliency for Atoll Ecosystems – REGENERATE activity works to strengthen sustainable management of coastal resources, particularly coral reefs, to bolster economic, social, and environmental resilience to the adverse effects of climate change in Maldives.

August 13, 2021

Recognizing that climate change is an ever-present threat to Maldives, USAID strengthens the capacity of the Maldivian government, private sector, and local environmental and community groups to manage and adapt to the impact of climate change. USAID activities will continue to support innovative approaches to climate risk resilience and mobilize private sector funding for actions that reduce risks associated with extreme weather, climate variability, and climate change.

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Last updated: June 23, 2022

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