USAID Asia Supports ASEAN Youth Volunteers to Support Regional Development
USAID provides life-saving mosquito bednets treated with insecticide to protect villagers from contracting malaria.
USAID supports marine conservation and sustainable fisheries in the Asia-Pacific region.
USAID helps university and vocational school students build stronger job skills so they are better prepared for the workforce.
USAID funds programs that address illegal wildlife trafficking and biodiversity conservation.
USAID engages youth to help prevent and raise awareness to human trafficking.
About Asia Regional
Asia represents more than half the world’s population and is the most dynamic and fastest-growing region in the world. Robust economic growth, rapid advances in technology and increasing interconnectivity make Asia an important market for U.S. exports and a key U.S. foreign policy priority. As a fundamental partner in U.S. security and trade priorities, the region has become a key driver of global politics and economics.
Many countries in Asia have met or exceeded several of their United Nations Millennium Development Goals. However, post-2015, much remains to be done to unlock economic prosperity and security equally across borders. USAID’s regional programs work to address key transnational issues that present critical developmental challenges to progress.
Last updated: October 19, 2016