Policy Registry

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USAID is required to maintain a list of development policies, strategies and vision statements in a Policy Registry per ADS 200. The documents listed in this Registry guide USAID’s programming; ensuring it is responsive to current priorities and reflective of global good practice in providing development and humanitarian assistance.

USAID'S POLICY FRAMEWORK

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A new Policy Framework will be released in June 2022

CONFLICT, FRAGILITY AND RESILIENCE

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Building Resilience to Recurrent Crisis Policy & Program Guidance [PDF]

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Policy for Countering Violent Extremism Through Development Assistance 

DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND GOVERNANCE

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Assistance for Civilian Policing Policy

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Counter Trafficking in Persons Policy

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Political Party Assistance Policy

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Strategy on Democracy, Human Rights & Governance

DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE

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Cooperation with the Department of Defense Policy

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Digital Strategy

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Evaluation: Learning from Experience Policy

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Local Systems: A Framework for Supporting Sustained Development

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Private Sector Engagement Policy

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Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA)

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Scientific Integrity Policy [PDF]

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Scientific Research Policy [PDF]

ECONOMIC GROWTH AND TRADE

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Economic Growth Policy

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Trade Capacity Building Policy

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Sustainable Service Delivery in an Increasingly Urbanized World Policy [PDF]

No Extreme Poverty

Vision for Ending Extreme Poverty

EDUCATION

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USAID Education Policy

GLOBAL HEALTH

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Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality: USAID Maternal Health Vision for Action [PDF]

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Health Systems Strengthening Vision

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Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy 2014-2025 [PDF]

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Vision for Action in Digital Health

INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT

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Ending Child Marriage & Meeting the Needs of Married Children: The USAID Vision for Action [PDF]

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Gender Equality & Women's Empowerment Policy This policy is currently being revised

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LGBT Vision for Action: Promoting & Supporting the Inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Individuals[PDF]

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Promoting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (PRO-IP)

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Youth in Development Policy [PDF]

NATURAL RESOURCES

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Biodiversity Policy

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Climate Change & Development: Clean Resilient Growth Strategy [PDF]

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Water & Development Strategy 2013-2018 [PDF]


The following is a list of operational guidance (ADS chapters) that articulate development policy:

Last updated: May 16, 2022

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