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The School Feeding Program II is implemented through collaboration between USAID, the Ministry of Education, and Mary's Meals. It aims to provide an essential meal each school day for 11,451 students in 28 schools in Bong County, Liberia, for a period of 21 months. Out of the 28 schools, 21 receive additional USAID support either through the Accelerated Quality Education (AQE) or Read Liberia activities. The program aims to improve the learners' health and nutrition while providing incentive to increase school enrollment and attendance, and subsequently, Liberian children's educational opportunities. 

USAID is supporting the President’s Young Professionals Program of Liberia to help prepare the next generation of Liberia’s civil service leaders by supporting a new cohort (Class IX) of 20 young and talented Liberian college graduates who will be placed in government ministries and agencies and private sector institutions and organizations through a 2-year fellowship on mentoring and training. The organization youth leadership capacity building model balances the government’s immediate need for competent junior staff with the longer-term goals of increasing the capacity of the civil service and preparing a new generation of talented youth for leadership roles in government.  

Strategically located alongside Afghanistan and Iran, Turkmenistan plays an important role in advancing regional integration, security and prosperity across South and Central Asia. With abundant natural resources, Turkmenistan holds the potential to overcome economic and development challenges linked to years of authoritarian rule. The United States partners with Turkmenistan to forge a more open economy and an inclusive, resilient society.

Bordering China and Russia, Kazakhstan, the largest economy in Central Asia, is a key strategic partner in promoting democracy and advancing stability across the region. To deepen democratic principles and increase regional prosperity, the United States partners with Kazakhstan to strengthen its civil society, advance private sector engagement, boost trade and energy production, combat health threats, and foster long-term resilience and self-reliance.

The activity will collaborate closely with USAID’s Accelerating Timor-Leste’s Autonomous Telecommunications Landscape (ATLATL) project and the Asian Development Bank, who have considerable experience in the ICT and energy sectors.

Human Resources for Health 2030 (HRH2030) contributes to USAID’s development goal to increase Timor-Leste’s capacity to deliver responsive services at national and sub-national levels.

The activity applies a people-to-people approach to stop violence against girls, boys, and women through more equitable power relations and improved health services for clients experiencing violence in 30 villages in the Emera and Liquiça municipalities. 

The most significant binding constraints to long-term, sustained economic growth can be organized into three categories 1) Infrastructure, 2) Capacity Building, and 3) Business Enabling Environment. Improvements in each of these areas are necessary to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and domestic investment; to support the rollout of affordable information communication technology (ICT) services; for job-creating enterprise establishment and growth; and to increase inclusion of women and youth in economic activities.


The USAID Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) annually reports on the strength and overall viability of civil society in the various countries that it covers. In 1997, USAID published the first CSOSI focused on the Europe and Eurasia Region.


Dili Municipality


FH1360 and NGO Belun

The Accelerating Aquaculture Development in Timor-Leste activity is helping improve livelihoods and nutrition by increasing production and consumption of fish in Timor-Leste while promoting sustainable fish supply chains.


Last updated: February 10, 2021

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