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Diaspora is a term of self-identification used by a community of people who live outside a shared country of ancestry or affinity, but maintain active connections with it. More than 62 million Americans – one-fifth of the country – are first or second-generation diaspora, making the United States home to more global diaspora than any other country in the world. Check out how USAID works with diaspora communities around the world for development impact.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Governance Project works with the KP government and civil society organizations to improve local and provincial governments' abilities to provide services to their citizens.  The project works closely with the KP government and local stakeholders, and is aligned with the KP government's Strategic Development Partnership Framework.

Due to projections of above-average June-to-September kiremt rainfall and flooding, USAID and relief actors are assessing potential hydrometeorological hazards and response efforts, such as the pre-positioning of emergency relief items and dissemination of early warning and preparedness messaging in the coming months.

Over the past eight years, President Obama has elevated sustainable development to a core pillar of American foreign policy.  On Wednesday July 20th, the President will host the White House Summit on Global Development, bringing together development leaders, public and private sector financing partners, civil society, diplomats, and entrepreneurs to mark our global progress and catalyze further development efforts.

U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry announces nearly $439 million in new U.S. Government (USG) humanitarian funding for Syria and neighboring countries. United Nations (UN) convoys reach all 18 UN-designated besieged areas in Syria with emergency relief assistance. Syrian Democratic Forces offensive to retake Menbij town in Aleppo Governorate from ISIL displaces an estimated 47,000 people.

The U.S.-Pakistan Partnership for Agricultural Market Development is improving the ability of Pakistan's agriculture and livestock sectors to meet both international and domestic demand in targeted product lines. 

The USAID funded Pakistan Regional Economic Integration Activity (PREIA) is a five year (September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2020), USD 14.4 million project that aims to further the development of Pakistan's trade sector. 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-implemented Pakistan Agriculture Programs are helping USAID reach its goal of improving the economic lives of focus populations by improving the economic performance of farm businesses in Pakistan. 

The Gomal Zam Dam Command Area Development Project (GZD-CADP) is part of the Gomal Zam Dam and Irrigation System. 

Through an inter-agency agreement with USAID, the U.S. Department of Commerce provides legal and regulatory technical assistance to Pakistan 's public and private sectors.

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Last updated: December 09, 2016

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