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U.S. Government Promotes Sustainable Natural Resource Management in Coron, Palawan
October 15, 2019

The Calamianes Resilience Network, with the support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Calamianes Marine Protected Area Network, hosted the first environmental law enforcement summit in Coron, Palawan from October 10 to 11. The summit drew more than 100 representatives from the national and local governments, civil society organizations, and local communities who gathered to find solutions to improving local government authorities, enforcement agencies, and communities’ cooperation to address illegal fishing, mining, quarrying, logging, and wildlife trafficking.

U.S. Government Launches New Literacy Program for Blind, Deaf Children
September 12, 2019

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a three-year, Php92.3 million project that will enable visually and hearing impaired children, including those who are deaf, blind and deaf-blind, to gain access to quality education.

September 4, 2019

The Philippines loses about 68.5 billion pesos every year to IUU fishing.

USAID is working with BFAR and a consortium of local partners to address these threats in select marine biodiversity areas in the Philippines. Our partnership advocates for the sustainable use of coastal and marine resources, enhances the resilience of these resources, and works with Philippine authorities to sustainably manage fisheries.

September 3, 2019

The U.S. government is honored to partner with the Philippine government and the Filipino people to help strengthen access to justice and the rule of law in the Philippines by supporting both the supply and demand sides of the effective and efficient administration of justice. Our partnerships with judicial governance actors and non-state actors working in this space have spanned more than three decades.

August 16, 2019

Over the past five years, USAID and other development partners have assisted the DOH to find missing TB cases, expand new diagnostic systems, and successfully treat one million Filipinos with TB. Through our partnership, the Philippines is also one of the few countries in the world that has introduced new, shorter anti-TB medicines and regimens.

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Last updated: October 16, 2019

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