The Oceans and Fisheries Partnership between the United States Agency for International Development, the “Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center” and the “Coral Triangle Initiative for Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security” works to strengthen regional cooperation to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, promote sustainable fisheries and conserve marine biodiversity in the Asia-Pacific region.
August 4, 2015
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USAID/FFP announces an additional $65 million in emergency food assistance for the Syria crisis. As of June 30, the conflict in Syria had killed more than 11,000 people in 2015, including more than 8,000 civilians. On July 9, the number of Syrian refugees surpassed four million people, increasing the scale of the world’s largest refugee crisis.
Ніхто не очікував, що амбіційний та оптимістичний процес реформування, започаткований Євромайданом, призведе до підтримуваного ззовні сепаратиського руху та до потенційної гуманітарної катастрофи. З допомогою Ініціативи, USAID сприяє громадам в інтеграції внутрішньо переміщених осіб та у відновленні громадської довіри та стабільності на сході.
No one predicted that the ambitious and optimistic reform process sparked through the revolution of dignity would lead to an externally supported separatist movement and a potential humanitarian disaster. Through UCBI, USAID helps communities manage issues such as displacement and to rebuild confidence and stability in vulnerable communities in eastern Ukraine.
The New Development Partnership reflects more flexible and timely financial assistance, and contributes to the United States’ commitment to providing at least 50 percent of development assistance on-budget.
The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (USAID LEAF) is a five-year project that promotes regional collaboration on forest management to avoid deforestation and forest degradation. Forests in Asia and the Pacific make a significant contribution to reducing the negative effects of climate change since forests are one of nature’s most efficient ways of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it. They also are an important source of income and livelihoods, but are often overused for agriculture, infrastructure and other uses.
The ASEAN-U.S. Partnership for Good Governance, Equitable and Sustainable Development and Security is a five-year USAID and U. S. Department of State activity designed to strengthen institutions and develop regional policies to advance ASEAN’s political-security and social-cultural objectives.
Overall EVD transmission decreases in Guinea and Sierra Leone since mid-July, according to local health officials.
The GoL discharges remaining two EVD survivors from ELWA 3 ETU; Liberia currently has no confirmed EVD cases.
All known contacts in Boké Prefecture, Guinea, graduate from contact tracing on July 23.
The Lower Mekong basin is rich in biodiversity; however, there are considerable knowledge gaps in many areas regarding existing biodiversity and the threats it faces. Through the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research program, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is supporting three regional networks of scientists to better understand some of the region’s most pressing biodiversity challenges. USAID PEER is a global competitive grants program that allows scientists from developing countries to apply for USAID funds for research and training activities in partnership with U.S. Government-funded collaborators. The project has an annual call for proposals and supports research activities in a range of areas related to USAID’s development priorities.
Last updated: August 06, 2015