USAID works together with the Mexican Government and civil society organizations to offer constructive activities to at-risk youth that keep them away from crime and violence.
USAID empowers youth from communities across Mexico through scholarships that help them develop personal and professional skills.
USAID partners with Mexican public and private organizations to help women with low-incomes open their own business.
USAID works with the Mexican government and civil society to measure and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation.
The United States and Mexico have strong social, cultural and economic ties; common security concerns; and a shared border. Mexico, as an upper middle income country with a high level of institutional capacity, is also a strong development partner for the United States.
USAID/Mexico’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) supports three Development Objectives (DOs) to strengthen rule of law and human rights, reduce drug-related crime and violence, and promote transparency and integrity efforts under the Merida Initiative, multi-year, bilateral security cooperation program. A fourth DO supports the President's Global Climate Change Initiative. The Mission actively engages Mexico’s private sector through strategic alliances that encourage innovation and leverage resources to increase program impact, enhance sustainability, and replicate successful interventions across the country.
Last updated: February 03, 2017