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Amazonia Connect works with public and private sector actors in Peru, Brazil, and Colombia to reduce habitat loss and commodity-driven deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.  The activity uses an end-to-end supply chain approach, meaning that it engages actors throughout the supply chain, and promotes low carbon agriculture (LCA) production. Amazonia connect is implemented in Meta and Caquetá in Colombia, and it runs March 2022 to March 2027.

Ahlan Simsim Iraq promotes inclusion, mutual respect, and understanding through multimedia content for Iraqi children, youth, and their families. 

USAID, in collaboration with the Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), works to strengthen animal health systems across Asia, identifies and responds to emerging infectious diseases of animal origin at source, and preserves livelihoods, food security, and health in a region home to more than half the global population.

Southeast Asia is globally considered one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change. Countries across the region will face rising sea levels, heat waves, floods and droughts, and increasingly intense and unpredictable weather events. The USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) addresses transboundary development challenges—like climate change—by fostering regional cooperation to build resilience and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The Government of Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Public Education is committed to an ambitious program of comprehensive, systematic education reforms. Uzbekistan is working to create an education system that produces graduates with the critical thinking and problem-solving skills that they need to succeed. The Ministry’s reform agenda includes transforming instructional practices to move away from a focus on rote learning and toward enhancing students’ ability to apply skills and knowledge. 

In 2018 and 2019, Jordan witnessed a series of large-scale peaceful protests in which demonstrators expressed their dissatisfaction with government performance, proposed tax legislation, and increased income inequality. While the Government of Jordan has launched efforts to address citizen demands for change, it must carefully balance achieving reform, citizen-state trust, and maintaining stability. To this end, USAID’s Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening supports the Jordanian government’s continued efforts toward establishing equitable, accountable, and inclusive political processes that will ensure the long-term stability of Jordan.

USAID supports the Independent Election Commission’s work to improve political representation and the accountability of elected bodies through free and fair elections and increased civic engagement. To achieve this, the project focuses on several components, including designing and providing civic engagement and voter education curricula in universities, schools, and communities; training staff to strengthen the Commission’s organizational and human resource capacities; deploying new elections infrastructure to safeguard accuracy and data security; and establishing a regional center of excellence to be housed at the Commission that will serve as a training and research institute to provide electoral technical assistance and research to support electoral commissions in neighboring countries.

USAID’s Public Accountability and Justice Strengthening Activity will support the achievement of King Abdullah’s vision for increased accountability and effectiveness of public institutions in Jordan. The Activity will strengthen the transparency of public institutions within the GOJ and increase institutional efforts to protect human rights and contribute to Jordan’s journey towards public sector reform. The Activity will support both sides of supply and demand for increased accountability and effectiveness. Institutional support of key public institutions will promote public integrity, access to justice, and effective protection of legal and human rights for all citizens, while support to civil society and private sector actors will increase demand for reforms related to government accountability and the effective protection of all individuals’ rights.

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Last updated: December 06, 2022

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