Fact Sheets

Colombia’s challenge is to sustainably manage its vast natural wealth during a post-conflict period of economic expansion.

SportPower2 is a social development activity that demonstrates the power of sports as a tool for the social integration of PwD.

he Rural Finance Initiative (RFI) responds to the decades of internal conflict and the deep inequalities that are most evident in Colombia’s rural regions by expanding access to financial services.

USAID and UN Women joined forces to develop the Overcoming Gender-Based Violence to Ensure Women´s Full Enjoyment of Rights Activity (OGBV).

The Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Fellowship Program is an initiative of the United States Government to provide scholarships to outstanding Afro-Colombian and indigenous university students to learn English as a second language and receive leadership training.

USAID’s Inclusion for Community Development Program (ICDP) improves the quality of life of families with persons with disablities (PwD), many of which are victims of the armed conflict.  According to statistics,

USAID joined efforts with the Small Enterprise Assistance Fund (SEAF), a Global Development Alliance partner, to establish the Colombia Agribussiness Fund, an initiative to promote rural economic growth in marginalized areas of Colombia.  The program runs from March 2015 – March 2020.

The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Climate Change Adaptation Project Preparation Facility for Asia and the Pacific (USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific) program helps countries gain access to international climate adaptation funding so they can enhance climate resiliency. The five-year, $17 million program shares information and best practices about fund requirements and provides technical assistance to governments so they can access the existing pool of international climate change adaptation funds along with their domestic budget and funding from the private sector. By linking climate funding organizations with eligible Asia-Pacific countries, the program helps prepare projects that increase resilience to the negative effects of climate change.


Last updated: January 24, 2018

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