Fact Sheets

Fact sheet on current USAID/Egypt activities in North Sinai.

Inaugurated in October 2017, the Supporting Entrepreneurial Education in Europe and Eurasia Project, implemented by Junior Achievement Europe, aims to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in the global economy, by developing and implementing programs for entrepreneurial education, financial literacy and work readiness. The project works with high schools, students, teachers, parents and other supporting organizations, business associations, financial institutions, lead firms willing to support entrepreneurial education in Macedonia. 

Breakthrough ACTION (BA) Nepal is a 20-month USAID funded activity with the overall objective of strengthening the institutional and technical capacity of the Government of Nepal (GON) to design, implement, evaluate, and coordinate effective social behavior change communication (SBCC) programs by enhancing capacity and coordination of the GON.

USAID investe iha setór turizmu hodi promove Timor-Leste nia vizaun ba sai kompetisaun destinasaun turizmu internasionál bainhira preserve nasaun nia ambiente úniku no patrimóniu kulturál. Projetu foka ba objetivu importante rua hodi atinje vizaun ne’e. Objetivu primeiru mak atu garante katak instituisaun, polítika, no lei iha fatin hodi implementa di’ak polítika turizmu nasionál ne’ebé mak lansa iha tinan 2017. Objetivu segundu mak atu promove setór privadu turizmu sustentável nia investimentu no partisipasaun liu husi komunidade Timor-Leste, lokál, no ONG internasionál, asosiasaun no seluk tan, no kria modelu replika ba sustentabilidade no pratika di’ak.   

USAID’s investment in the tourism sector will promote Timor-Leste’s vision of becoming a competitive international tourism destination while preserving the country’s unique environmental and cultural heritage. The project will focus on two main objectives to achieve that vision. Objective One is to ensure that institutions, policies and laws are in place to fully implement the national tourism policy launched in 2017. The second objective is to promote sustainable private sector tourism investments and participation by Timorese communities, local and international NGOs, associations, and others, and create replicable models of sustainability and best practice.

Mashrou3i (“My Project” in Arabic) generates employment opportunities for young men and women in fourteen disadvantaged governorates of Tunisia by providing direct support to entrepreneurs through technical assistance, training, and business coaching, and by enhancing the capacity of local business support institutions.

Tunisia Jobs, Opportunities, and Business Success (JOBS) is a five-year activity to support smalland medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to create sustainable employment for Tunisians throughout the country. The project will deliver targeted firm-level assistance to businesses to accelerate growth and create jobs. Additionally, JOBS will improve the employability and skills of Tunisian job-seekers based on demand-driven enhancements of Tunisia’s vocational training system.

Fiscal Reform for a Strong Tunisia (FIRST) assists the Ministry of Finance to rationalize tax policy, modernize tax administration, and undertake other fiscal reforms to secure a sound fiscal foundation for economic stability and long-term growth. The project aims to help the Tunisian government improve revenue collection, reduce taxpayer compliance costs, improve the budgeting and expenditure process, and enhance public accountability.

The Tunisia Accountability, Decentralization, and Effective Municipalities (TADAEEM or “Consolidation”) Project supports the principle that an effective government that fosters collaboration between institutions and citizens will contribute to a more democratic and inclusive society. TADAEEM works with Government of Tunisia officials and other partners – especially at the local and regional levels – to help in developing more effective ways to provide public services, ensuring that essential amenities are provided in an inclusive, efficient and accountable manner.

Through work with Tunisian civil society and media organizations (CSOs), the Domestic Election Monitoring – Tunisia (DEMT) project helps to improve the integrity of Tunisia’s elections and associated procedures. Building on previous USAID assistance during the 2011 Constituent Assembly elections and the 2014 presidential and legislative elections, the project promotes capable citizen oversight of Tunisian elections and helps to lay the groundwork for greater citizen oversight of the performance of newly elected officials.

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Last updated: December 11, 2018

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