Flag of the Philippines

Press Releases

Speeches Shim

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.

United States and Korea Partner to Advance Development Priorities in the Philippines
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 7:30am

The leading development agencies of the United States and the Republic of Korea on Wednesday, April 7, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance development cooperation in the Philippines.

USAID Acting Administrator Lauds 3 Million Filipino Students Reached through U.S.-Philippine Partnership
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 3:30am

USAID Acting Administrator Gloria Steele on Thursday, March 25, congratulated participants of the 14th Philippine National Education Summit for achieving landmark national policy reforms that have improved education governance through a partnership with USAID.

USAID, DOH and Fujifilm Partner to Introduce Portable Chest X-Ray Machine to Screen Tuberculosis
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 3:15am

In observance of World TB Day, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is partnering with the Department of Health (DOH) National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTP), Center for Health Development (CHD) – CALABARZON, and Fujifilm Philippines to improve tuberculosis (TB) case finding among hard-to-reach populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

USAID Launches New Partnerships to Advance Philippine Water Security
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 5:15am

In celebration of World Water Day, USAID launched on Tuesday, March 23 two partnerships to increase access to clean, safe, water and sanitation services in the Philippines.

USAID and PBEd Partner with PCTA and Permex to Provide Training for 1,000 Filipino Youth
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 2:15am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) signed a Php37-million ($740,000) partnership with the Philippine Cable and Telecommunications Association Inc. (PCTA) and canned goods producer Permex that will provide training and employment opportunities for more than 1,000 unemployed and out-of-school youth in the CALABARZON region and Zamboanga City.

United States and Philippines Sign New Php4.8-Billion Agreement to Improve Education
Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 2:00am

The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Philippine Department of Education (DepEd), signed a new, five-year bilateral assistance agreement valued at more than Php4.8 billion ($100 million) to improve basic education outcomes in the Philippines.

USAID Turns Over Wildlife Ambulance to DENR
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 2:30am

To mark World Wildlife Day and strengthen the Philippine government’s wildlife rescue and rehabilitation efforts, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) turned over on March 2 a new wildlife ambulance to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). This turnover was part of USAID’s Php1.2-billion Protect Wildlife Project.

USAID Donates Php16M in Learning Equipment to Support Out-of-School Children and Youth
Monday, February 22, 2021 (All day)

As part of the United States’ ongoing commitment to support the Philippine government’s Basic Education Learning Continuity Plan during the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) turned over 371 laptop computers worth more than Php16 million ($333,000) to the Department of Education (DepEd).

6-Year Php1 Billion USAID Initiative Boosts Digital Payments Infrastructure in the Philippines
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 9:30pm

On February 16, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) marked the successful completion of its E-PESO project in the Philippines. Over the past six years, the project has promoted broad-based economic growth and financial inclusion by significantly increasing the use of digital payments in the Philippines.

Pages

Last updated: July 08, 2021

Share This Page