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July 8, 2022

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Kingdom’s Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly program 900,000 British pounds – equivalent to about $1.1 million – to support key economic institutions in Yemen. 

June 14, 2022

Al Ghad Sewing and Embroidery is just one example of growth-oriented companies across the garment, healthcare, food production, and fish processing sectors supported by USAID through workforce development programs to help employers hire skilled workers. USAID funds onsite pre-employment training and helps vocational education institutions to align curriculum with employer demands. Through these efforts, USAID helped 1,200 Yemenis get stable jobs in Fiscal Year 2021.

May 11, 2022

Yemenis are known throughout the Middle East as savvy businesspeople—a profile that Adnan Ahmad Mohammed fits to a tee. With a bachelor’s degree in finance and a career that already has taken him from bookkeeper to financial manager in a growth-oriented company, the dynamic 30-year-old speaks with enthusiasm about the new business opportunities within Yemen’s manufacturing industry. The Al Harmeen Factory, where he works, produces plastic tanks and containers that are in high demand for commercial, industrial, and residential use, particularly in urban centers.

A health worker prepares a COVID-19 vaccine donated with U.S. government funding.
April 25, 2022

USAID’s development assistance to Yemen helps end the need for emergency assistance, putting the country on a path to recovery, and creating a stronger foundation for durable peace.

Yemeni girl raises her hand
April 25, 2022

USAID is reaching vulnerable children in Yemen and providing critical education assistance to help schools withstand the immediate impact of the conflict.


Last updated: August 02, 2022

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