Fact Sheets

In response to the political crisis in Syria, the Government of Jordan and the Ministry of Education (MOE) have put several measures in place to support and accommodate the Syrian refugees, including allowing refugee children to enroll in Jordan’s public schools. This measure offers Syrian children an element of normalcy in their disrupted lives and encourages the establishment of safe environments and productive routines, which are critical for displaced children who have experienced and or witnessed extreme violence.

The government-to-government agreement with municipality Gjilan/Gnjilane  will improve the local government service delivery performance.

The goal of WFD is to create a competitive, demand-driven workforce development system that leads to increased private sector employment – especially for women, youth and those living at or below the poverty line. The project focuses on six governorates: Amman/East Amman, Zarqa, Irbid, Tafilah, Ma'an and Aqaba. WFD is in the process of establishing three regional offices that will work directly with local authorities and businesses to fully support sustainable vocational and technical training that leads to jobs in the private sector.

USAID LENS is a five-year project encouraging the long-term economic growth and development potential of underserved communities by combining local economic development efforts with private sector initiatives.

USAID's Sustainable Cultural Heritage through Engagement of Local Communities Project (SCHEP) aims to enable communities to preserve cultural heritage resources and market them to both international and domestic visitors. This is achieved through site development projects that engage communities in preserving, managing, and promoting these sites in a manner that ensures their viability as long-term resources.

USAID, in partnership with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), established the Jordan Loan Guarantee Facility (JLGF), an inclusive finance activity that is improving access to finance for SMEs in Jordan.   JLGF provides partial loan guarantees and technical assistance to mobilize bank financing for creditworthy but previously underserved SMEs. 

The USAID-funded Jordan Fiscal Reform Bridge Activity (JFRBA) supports the Government of Jordan's (GoJ) economic reform efforts by strengthening fiscal policy formulation, implementation, and public financial management (PFM). JFRBA’s technical assistance focuses on helping the GoJ improve performance in public spending and administration of public resources. enhancing accountability and transparency, increasing revenue generation through sound tax policies and tax administration, developing public private partnership capacity, and facilitating trade across borders.

The USAID Jordan Competitiveness Program (USAID JCP) is designed to advance competitiveness in select knowledge economy sectors and, in doing so, generate employment, foreign direct investment and exports.  Learning from the successes of past programs and their limitations, USAID JCP is taking a more focused approach across fewer sectors to create a real competitive advantage for Jordan.

The Jordan Communication, Advocacy and Policy (J-CAP) activity is a five-year (2014-2019) USAID-funded activity that works to increase demand for family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) services. This is accomplished by implementing social and behavior change communication interventions and enabling a more supportive policy environment. This will help ensure a healthy future for Jordanian families and progress toward Jordan’s national development goals.

USAID-i ka zhvilluar një garanci të portofolit të kredive e cila ka për qëllim rritjen e qasjes në huadhënje për ndërmarrjet mikro, të vogla dhe të mesme në Kosovë, përgjatë zingjirëve bujqësor të vlerës si dhe për ndërmarrjet startuese në të gjithë sektorët. Këto garanca i nxisin bankat që t’u japin kredi ndërmarrjeve startuese dhe agrobizneseve, sidomos ndërmarrësve të rinj dhe fermerëve të cilët përndryshe do ta kishin të vështirë apo edhe të pamundur që të sigurojnë financim dhe të dëshmojnë profitabilitetin e tyre potencial në këta setorë. USAID-i gjithashtu po punon për të ndihmuar edhe sektorin financiar të Kosovës në sjelljen e produkteve të reja që do t’u përshtaten nevojave specifike të ndërmarrjeve startuese dhe bizneseve bujqësore.

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Last updated: November 30, 2016

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