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Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 5:00am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Sustainable Interventions for Biodiversity, Oceans, and Landscapes (SIBOL) project, trained nearly 275 government staff and researchers from Philippine public universities on how to properly account for environment-provided benefits. The recently completed three-month training supports the Philippine government’s work to promote economic growth through the conservation of the country’s ecosystems.

Natural resource managers and researchers from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, National Economic and Development Authority, Palawan Council for Sustainable Development, and six public universities learned various methods for measuring the value of benefits derived from the environment such as food, water and fuel, soil conservation, and coastal protection.

USAID Partners with Department of Education to Produce Gender-Responsive and Socially Inclusive TV Episodes
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 8:45am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) celebrated the International Day of the Girl Child on Oct. 14 by deepening their commitment to produce gender-responsive and socially inclusive DepEd TV episodes.

USAID and DOH Launch Philippines’ First Mobile App for Mental Health
Friday, October 15, 2021 - 8:15am

In celebration of National Mental Health Week, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) launched Lusog-Isip – the country’s first mobile application for mental health and self-care.

U.S. Provides 1.84 Million More Pfizer Vaccines to the Philippines
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:30am

The United States, in partnership with the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility, delivered an additional 1,842,750 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines as part of its worldwide effort to help end COVID-19.   

U.S. Delivers Additional 5.57 Million Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines to the Philippines
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 11:15pm

The United States, in partnership with the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility, delivered an additional 5,575,050 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines as part of its worldwide effort to help end COVID-19.

USAID Partners with Department of Agriculture to Improve Philippine Fisheries Sector
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 2:00am

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formally launch a new partnership that will improve the Philippine fisheries sector’s performance and help national and local governments take an ecosystem-based approach to fisheries management.

USAID Launches Activity to Empower Women in Metro Manila’s Waste Sector
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 10:15am

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new project that will help women working in Metro Manila’s solid waste and recycling sectors gain access to business and livelihood opportunities.

U.S. Summit Empowers Out-of-School Youth as New Workforce Amid Pandemic
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 3:30am

On September 27, the U.S. government led a virtual private sector summit that gathered over 300 industry leaders to tackle how Filipino youth can help businesses thrive amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The event is part of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) five-year, Php1.9-billion Opportunity 2.0 project designed to strengthen programs and mechanisms that work to improve the education, employment, and livelihood outcomes for Filipino out-of-school youth.

USAID Supports Launch of First Nonstop Philippine Shipping Service between U.S. and Philippines
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 3:15am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Regulatory Reform Support Program for National Development (RESPOND) project, supported the Export Development Council (EDC) and University of the Philippines Public Administration Foundation to partner with Royal Cargo and Iris Logistics to launch the first nonstop Philippine shipping service between the Philippines and the United States in decades.

U.S. Provides 2.58 Million More Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines to the Philippines
Monday, September 20, 2021 - 10:00pm

The United States partnered with the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility to deliver an additional 2,582,190 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines as part of its worldwide effort to help end COVID-19.

The vaccines, delivered in separate shipments on September 19 and 20, were part of the 500 million doses of Pfizer the United States is making available for distribution through COVAX, a global initiative to support equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.

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