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Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 6:45am

Pančevo -- Through a partnership between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Pančevo District Heating Plant and City Administration, the heating and hot water system at Pančevo General Hospital is now fully functional. The $230,000 refurbishment of all six substations at the hospital was agreed earlier this year and completed in time to ensure the hospital can maintain ambient temperatures in all areas of the hospital, including the ward housing COVID patients, during the heating season and provide a stable supply of sanitary hot water to the maternity and surgery wards all year round.  Additional equipment and software were also provided to fully automate the entire operation and management of the whole system based on the hospital’s needs and outside temperature and to enable real-time, remote monitoring by trained DHP professionals.

USAID Business Sector Survey Shows Impact of Covid and Increase of Ecommerce in Past Year
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 4:45am

Belgrade – On November 12, the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Cooperation for Growth Project released the findings of the ninth Annual Survey of 1,000 Serbian businesses. The survey, which reflects businesses' views on the business environment, revenues, employees, profit, and access to finance, unsurprisingly showed the significant impact of COVID-19 on doing business in Serbia.  

USAID Supports a Transparent Judiciary that is Oriented Towards Citizens
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 4:15am

BELGRADE – On October 26, 2020, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Rule of Law Project, in cooperation with the Belgrade Higher Court, organized a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Information Point installed in the court’s lobby so that citizens can easily obtain all information necessary related to their interactions with the court, and have access to educational and informative materials.  

A Sign Language Center for 12.000 People with Hearing Impairments
Friday, October 9, 2020 - 4:00am

Belgrade - On October 9, 2020,  the Coalition for Giving and the Serbian Philanthropy Forum marked the third National Day of Giving, with support from the United States Agency of International Development (USAID).  An accompanying month-long media campaign Serbia Without Barriers will help raise awareness about the position of people with disabilities in our society and the importance of equality.

U.S. adds $20.3 million in New Funds to Development Partnership with Serbia
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 7:30am

Belgrade - On May 22, 2020, the United States Government announced an additional $20.3 million in assistance to the Government of Serbia, as part of amendments to existing assistance agreements. These funds will be used to help make Serbia's economy more competitive, strengthen the rule of law, increase government efficiency, improve the media regulatory environment, and combat corruption.

USAID and Ministry of Agriculture Facilitate Access to Loans for Agricultural SMEs
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 9:30am

Belgrade – On Thursday, December 12, 2019, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management launched a loan portfolio guarantee with ProCredit Bank, Addiko Bank, and Banca Intesa to incentivize them to provide up to $90 million in loans to food processors and individual farmers over a 12-year period.

Serbia’s Small- and Medium-sized Businesses Get Support For Growth and Expansion at USAID-supported Forum
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 9:30am

BELGRADE – On December 5, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Cooperation for Growth Project (CGP) held an event at the Crowne Plaza hotel dedicated to helping Serbian companies and entrepreneurs expand their businesses.  More than 250 representatives from Serbia’s leading small and medium enterprises (SMEs) attended the SME is MVP Forum.

USAID Partners with Six Additional Local Governments to Bolster Anti-Corruption Efforts
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 2:45am

BELGRADE – On November 15, 2019, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with the mayors of six cities and municipalities (Niš, Kragujevac, Sremska Mitrovica, Novi Pazar, Žabalj, and Stari grad) to bolster anti-corruption efforts and strengthen transparent, inclusive and accountable local governance. With the seven new partners, USAID is now partnering with 13 local governments to improve transparency and increase public participation in decision making at the local level.

Successful Start of the Second Belgrade Food Show
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:45am

Belgrade – On October 10 and 11, over 100 exhibitors from the fruit, vegetable, meat, and dairy industries showcased their premium food products at the second Belgrade Food Show. Organized by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Competitive Economy Project, in partnership with the Association for the Promotion of Serbian Food, this event helps exhibitors identify investment opportunities and develop new sales contracts and business partnerships.

The National Giving Day Campaign has Raised 7 Million Dinars
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 4:15am

Belgrade – On October 9, 2019, Prime Minister Ana Brnabić, Minister of Education Mladen Šarčević, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Assistant Administrator Kimberly Rosen, and teachers, pupils and the principal of Boško Buha, a specialized primary school for children with disabilities, marked the National Day of Giving. The National Day of Giving was established within the Framework for Giving Project, funded by USAID and implemented by the Coalition of Giving led by the Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation.

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