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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.

USAID/Albania projects work to improve government and judicial accountability, transparency, and efficiency. We partner with government institutions, the media, and civil society organizations to support transparent and efficient systems that hold public officials accountable to its citizens and minimize corruption in government, the judiciary, and financial sectors.

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.

All people deserve the opportunity to earn an income to support themselves and their families. Through the Kunci initiative, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) partners with the Government of Indonesia and the private sector to equip 200,000 poor and vulnerable youth aged 18-34 with the skills and resources needed to compete in Indonesia’s job market. With support from Kunci, more young people from five provinces will be able to reach their full potential and contribute to Indonesia’s economy. 

IntoAlbania will develop an advanced digital platform - IntoAlbania.com - which combined with a smartphone application, promises to become the largest digital marketplace for tourists and local visitors.

Projekat vladavine prava je četvorogodišnji projekat vredan 9,8 miliona dolara, koji podržava reforme u pravosuđu koje omogućavaju blagovremenu pravdu za građane Srbije. Projekat sarađuje sa sudovima, javnim izvršiteljima i državnim pravobranilaštvom kako bi unapredio efikasnost pravosuđa, transparentnost i pristup pravdi.  


Last updated: November 21, 2018

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