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Friday, November 26, 2021 - 5:30am

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), established a five-year, Php800-million ($16 million) grant facility to help civil society organizations implement biodiversity conservation, wildlife protection, natural resource management, and local climate actions in the Philippines.

The environmental conservation fund will be launched through the new Investing in Sustainability and Partnerships for Inclusive Growth and Regenerative Ecosystems (INSPIRE) project.

The project will promote natural resource conservation, and ecosystem and community resilience, by supporting civil society organizations in advocating for, and participating in, good natural resource governance. In addition, the project will support media organizations covering key natural resource governance issues, and it will help local communities better manage natural resources and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

USAID Launches Php1.6 Billion Project to Promote Clean Energy in the Philippines
Monday, June 28, 2021 - 8:00am

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched on Monday, June 28, its flagship project to support a more competitive, secure, and resilient Philippine energy sector. The five-year, Php1.6-billion ($34 million) Energy Secure Philippines (ESP) project will promote the country’s key energy sector priorities and support its climate mitigation goals.

U.S. Donates HIV Prevention Drugs, Joins Revitalized Fight Against HIV
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 3:30am

The United States government, through the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), handed over 20,000 bottles of HIV prevention drugs, or pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), to the Philippine Department of Health (DOH). The June 25 handover coincided with the formal launch of the Php500 million ($10.3 million) USAID-PEPFAR program in the Philippines.

U.S. and Philippines Expand Cooperation on Biodiversity Conservation and Water Security
Friday, May 28, 2021 - 5:45am

As the United States marks its 75th year of diplomatic relations with the Republic of the Philippines, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) have agreed to advance their cooperation to protect the Philippines’ rich natural resources and improve access to clean water and sanitation.

USAID and The Asia Foundation Announce Inaugural Youth Leadership and Democracy Fellows
Friday, May 28, 2021 - 5:30am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) welcomed 30 young Filipino leaders into the first-ever Youth Leadership for Democracy (YouthLed) 2021 Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) fellowship. Created by USAID and The Asia Foundation, the LEAD fellowship trains youth to become champions of democratic values, participatory governance, and civic engagement.

U.S. and Korea Strengthen Development Cooperation Partnership through Joint Projects in the Philippines
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 9:15am

The leading development assistance agencies of the United States of America and the Republic of Korea have agreed to pursue joint development projects in the Philippines to boost the country’s climate resilience and address ocean plastic pollution.

USAID and DTI Ink Partnership to Strengthen Entrepreneurship Training for Out-of-School Filipino Youth
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 7:30am

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), signed a partnership with the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to enhance entrepreneurship training programs for Filipino out-of-school youth.

USAID Launches 4 Projects Promoting Locally-Led Development Solutions in the Philippines
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 9:30pm

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched four new projects worth Php280 million ($5.7 million) to promote locally-led development solutions in the Philippines.

USAID Awards Php12 Million in Grants to Philippine Universities for Research and Innovation
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 10:30pm

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has awarded nearly Php12 million ($244,000) to five Philippine universities for research and innovation during the pandemic.

U.S. Provides Php170 Million to Support COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment in the Philippines
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:45am

The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing the Philippines Php170 million ($3.5 million) to support the Department of Health (DOH) in its COVID-19 vaccination rollout. This new assistance, which brings total U.S. government support for the Philippines’ COVID-19 response to nearly Php1.3 billion ($27 million), will strengthen the country’s health system and vaccine delivery efforts.

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Last updated: July 08, 2021

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