To encourage much-needed economic growth and promote financial stability, especially in economically lagging regions, USAID forges partnerships with small- and medium-sized businesses to create employment opportunities, promote investment, develop the skills of local residents through training, and revive economic opportunity.
USAID improves agricultural, dairy and poultry sectors, promotes healthy food options, and links local producers to income-generating markets. These activities empower vulnerable populations, including war widows, the disabled and resettled families.
In support of new economic governance reforms, USAID is helping to strengthen public financial management and procurement processes in Sri Lanka through technical assistance, trainings and workshops at the local and national levels.
Last updated: March 15, 2016