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USAID launches Biodiversity Small Grants for Papua New Guinea
September 14, 2021

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) continues to advance the protection of Papua New Guinea’s rich biodiversity with $466,983.00 in new grants. These funds will reduce threats to biodiversity, strengthen traditional landowners’ rights, and promote women’s economic empowerment.

Federated States of Micronesia President Panuelo and USAID Raise Climate Change Awareness on World Humanitarian Day
August 24, 2021

Federated States of Micronesia President David W. Panuelo, US Ambassador Carmen G. Cantor and USAID Country Coordinator Rodger Garner raised World Humanitarian Day’s 2021 theme of “A global challenge for climate action in solidarity with the people who need it most”.

United States, Taiwan Collaborate to Boost Capacity of Health Workers  in the Pacific Islands
July 13, 2021

On July 13, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) jointly organized a two-part training series to strengthen the capacity of Pacific Island Countries to deliver quality health services to its citizens.

Ambassador McKee Presents GeneXpert Cartridges To PNG Government to Enhance COVID Testing
July 9, 2021

U.S. Ambassador to PNG, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu Erin McKee, on behalf of U.S. government today formally handed over 5,000 GeneXpert SARS-CoV-2 cartridges to Government of Papua New Guinea officials led by Minister of Health & HIV/AIDS, Jelta Wong and Police Commissioner and National Pandemic Response Controller David Manning. The donation is part of the U.S. government’s continuing commitment to support the Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. Government Launches New Project to Assist Tourism Workers Affected by Pandemic
July 8, 2021

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has awarded $840,000 to the Foundation for Rural Integrated Enterprises and Development (FRIEND) to boost the capacity of Fijian communities to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Last updated: September 17, 2021

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