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USAID Malawi works with the Government of Malawi (GoM) to address health-related challenges such as HIV/ AIDS, malaria, and undernourishment. While the country now has access to some of the commodities that can help fight several of these national challenges, in many cases, the country struggles to get these resources to the people who need them.

To develop Afghanistan’s higher education sector, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) established the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) in 2006 in in Kabul. To encourage more female students to enroll, USAID is constructing a new dormitory through its Promote Gender Equity and Women’s Empowerment program.

Долбоордун максаты – Кыргыз Республикасында кургак учуктун залакасын азайтуу. Долбоордун иши бул оорунун дары-дармекке туруктуу түрүнүн таралышын чектөөгө, калктын аярлуу топтору үчүн кургак учук боюнча сапаттуу кызматка жол ачууга жана улуттук саламаттык сактоо системасын чыңдоого багытталган.

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funds the Training, Economic Empowerment, Assistive Technologies and Medical Rehabilitation (TEAM) project to increase availability and access to programs that help persons with disabilities in conflict-affected countries.

The U.S. Agency for International Development partners with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in the IOM X campaign to encourage safe migration and public action to stop human trafficking and raise awareness among youth about the dangers of being exploited.

The USAID Clean Power Asia Initiative works with Lower Mekong countries and other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states to encourage power sector investments in environmentally-friendly, clean energy sources. The initiative specifically focuses on bringing greater quantities of renewable energy into the region’s electricity grids.

The goal of the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project in the Kyrgyz Republic is to improve the nutritional status of children under the age of two and women of reproductive age.

The Agency reported more than 422 active public-private partnerships in 2016 with at least one private sector partner, with 127 new reported partnerships since 2015. These partnerships engaged more than 1,193 partners, including 882 private sector parters, 237 of which were U.S.-based companies. The partnerships spanned 98 countrie

The United States and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have been partners for nearly 40 years, working together on shared goals of stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia.  Engagement with Southeast Asia, a strategically important, economically dynamic region at the heart of the Asia-Pacific, is a central pillar of the U.S. Rebalance to Asia.  The United States is committed to this strategic partnership which advances our shared interest in building and sustaining a rules-based order in the Asia-Pacific, one in which countries can pursue their objectives peacefully and in accordance with international law and norms.

The United States is a strong advocate for increased international cooperation and responsibility-sharing on irregular migration, refugee, and trafficking in persons issues in East Asia and the Pacific. At today’s East Asia Summit (EAS), the region’s leaders responded to President Obama’s call for strengthened cooperation by endorsing the EAS Leaders’ “Declaration on Strengthening Responses to Migrants in Crisis and Trafficking in Persons.”  To support this stronger focus on human trafficking and irregular migration challenges, President Obama announced USAID's comprehensive, five-year plan of action.  The plan commits nearly $12 million in the first year, including support for a new regional program which will strengthen cross-border collaboration between source, transit, and destination countries; leverage the private sector to reduce human trafficking in person in global food supply chains; and support improved research and data collection to ensure that interventions against trafficking in persons are targeted and effective.‎

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Last updated: October 20, 2017