Since 1994, USAID/OTI has provided nearly $3 billion in transition assistance through over 70 programs in more than 56 countries. USAID/OTI activities are shaped by the principle that foreign assistance should nurture resilient local institutions, systems, and capacities that enable developing countries to manage challenges effectively while promoting peace and democracy.

Arab Spring
Yemeni women put their fingers to form the shape of a star, and painted in the colours of the Tunisian (top L), Syrian (C), Libyan (top R), Yemeni (bottom R) and Egyptian (bottom L) flags as they take part in a mass protest against the rule of President