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Worldwide, USAID is reorienting its development vision towards strengthening its partner countries’ “self-reliance” – that is, each country’s ability to plan, finance, and implement solutions aimed at addressing its own development challenges. To help USAID better understand each country’s progress towards self-reliance, USAID developed the Country Roadmap tool - drawing on 17 public, third party indicators that reflect a country’s “Commitment” and “Capacity” to plan, finance, and manage its own development journey

Пятилетний проект USAID «Конкурентное предприятие» направлен на повышение уровня доходов домохозяйств Кыргызстана за счет создания новых рабочих мест и источников дохода на предприятиях малого и среднего бизнеса (МСБ).

USAIDдин «Конкуренттүү ишкана» долбоору Кыргызстанда чакан жана орто ишканалардын мүмкүнчүлүктөрүн кеңейтүү жана жумуш орундарын түзүү аркылуу кожолуктардын кирешелерин көбөйтүүгө багытталган беш жылдык демилге. Долбоор инклюзивдүү жана рыноктук механизмдердин негизиндеги өсүүнү ыкчамдатуунун аркылуу кыргызстандык чакан жана орто ишканаларды күчөтүүгө, алардын рынокторун кеңейтүүгө, инвестицияларды жандандырууга, аялдар жана жаштар үчүн мүмкүнчүлүктөрдү түүгө, жана ошондой эле бизнес-чөйрөнү өнүктүрүүгө көмөк көрсөтөт.

The USAID Enterprise Competitiveness Project is a five-year initiative that increases the income levels of Kyrgyzstani households through the creation of jobs and livelihood opportunities among small and medium enterprises (SMEs). By accelerating an inclusive, market-led growth the project increases Kyrgyz SME’s competitiveness, facilitate their access to markets, catalyze investments, build opportunities for women and youth, and improve the business environment.

The Goldozi Project ("Goldozi" is Dari for "Embroidery") is a four-year, $9.7 million activity to be implemented by FHI 360. The purpose of the project is to upgrade the skills of and increase access to market information for 15,000 vulnerable women embroiderers in and around Kabul, thereby increasing the commercial and export potential of their products.

A significant number of foreign fighters come from a combination of Albania and Albanian-majority areas of Kosovo and Macedonia. The Government of Albania (GoA) has taken steps to lead the region in countering/preventing violent extremism. USAID will support the GoA’s efforts to combat religious radicalism and violent extremism through prevention initiatives involving state institutions and agencies operating in the areas of local governance, education, social affairs, youth, employment, and anti-discrimination

While civil society development is a cross‐cutting issue of USAID/Albania programs, in 2017 USAID began a standalone activity focused on civil society development. Currently, USAID/Albania supports with financial, technical, or a combination of both approximately 80 organizations. 

Albania’s government has prioritized job creation and strengthening key sectors, including tourism. The direct contribution of travel and tourism to GDP in 2013 was 4.8% of GDP while the total contribution (including wider effects from investment and the supply chain) was about 17% according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. It is expected that the contribution to GDP from this sector will increase in coming years.

Corruption continues to be a complex and pervasive challenge in Albania, impeding economic growth and damaging the faith of citizens in government. While the legal framework and inter-agency structures to reduce corruption are in place, including the recently passed judicial reform, implementation remains uneven.

Semua orang berhak mendapatkan kesempatan untuk mencari nafkah bagi diri dan keluarganya. Melalui inisiatif Kunci, Badan Pembangunan Internasional Amerika Serikat (USAID) bermitra dengan Pemerintah Indonesia dan sektor swasta membekali 200.000 anak muda berpenghasilan rendah dan rentan berusia antara 18-34 tahun dengan keterampilan dan sumber daya agar kompetitif di pasar kerja Indonesia. Dengan dukungan dari inisiatif Kunci, lebih banyak anak muda dari lima provinsi dapat mencapai potensi penuhnya dan berkontribusi terhadap ekonomi Indonesia.

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Last updated: October 22, 2018

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