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Mining Horizon strengthens the Government of Colombia’s capacity to govern artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM), and to mitigate the impacts of informal gold mining on the environment. The activity also responds to the Colombian Government’s request for technical assistance to strengthen formalization of the mining sector and to train miners in good mining practices.

Amazon Alive assists the Government of Colombia to improve environmental crime prevention and prosecution for reduced deforestation and increased forest conservation. The activity prioritizes interventions in areas that are critical to maintain biodiversity connectivity and that are adjacent to natural parks, forest reserves, and indigenous territories. Amazon Alive is implemented in Caquetá, Guaviare, Meta, and Putumayo, and runs from July 2021 to June 2026.

The Weaving Lives and Hope Activity (WLH) works with conflict survivors, conflict-affected communities, and the Government of Colombia (GOC) to promote inclusive development and peaceful coexistence.

Under this program, USAID supports independent and nonpartisan observation of the electoral process. 

USAID’s TABLA project increases teachers’ capacity to incorporate critical thinking and applied knowledge in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEM) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. USAID’s implementing partner for this $5.5 million, three-year project is Save the Children BiH.

USAID/BHA delivers emergency medical kits sufficient to treat approximately 20,000 people for three months to Port-au-Prince for onward distribution by PAHO. DART members conduct assessments and observe distributions of assistance in Grand’Anse, Nippes, and Sud, identifying urgent health and WASH needs. USAID/BHA releases a total of approximately 1,747 MT of contingency food commodities to WFP, enabling the UN agency to provide food assistance to 65,000 people for two months. JTF-Haiti conducts 661 missions, assisting nearly 480 people and transporting approximately 574,000 pounds of relief commodities to affected areas.

USAID Chumchon Harapan, meaning “Community of Hope,” empowers youth leaders to become community connectors across Thailand’s Deep South.  This program aims to strengthen social cohesion and transfer ownership of community harmony to local institutions, leading to lasting peace in the communities.

The Mekong is home to some of the world’s most abundant biodiversity and is rich in natural resources critical for the region’s long-term sustainable development.  These natural resources are also the primary source of food and livelihoods for an estimated 70 million people.  The Lower Mekong countries are facing multiple environmental challenges that threaten their long-term social and economic development.  Many of these challenges are driven by fragile governmental systems and limited civil society participation in the decision-making processes that govern natural resources.


Last updated: January 20, 2022

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