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Last updated: May 11, 2022

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 meeting organized by Yemen Communities Stronger Together (YCST) to strengthen cooperation and collaboration between local authorities
April 25, 2022

USAID is working with communities to peacefully resolve conflicts and reinforce social cohesion in Yemen.

February 7, 2022

Governments cannot function without sustainable sources of funding to pay public employees, provide essential public services, and foster a functional and prosperous society. For decades, Yemen has depended largely on energy exports to fill state coffers, and the country has had one of the lowest tax collection rates in the world. The results have led to major spending deficits, which the government has filled by borrowing from the Central Bank, tapping into its reserves, and relying on foreign loans and aid. Today, with support from USAID’s Economic Recovery and Livelihoods Program (ERLP), Yemen is trying to diversify its revenue base and stabilize its public finances to create a healthier social and economic environment.

January 5, 2022

In its early days, Seyoun Community College in Hadramout Governorate was known as a pioneer in the technology sector. Established in 2003, the institution prided itself on graduating highly qualified students, armed with an arsenal of skills needed to succeed in the modern Yemeni job market.

November 19, 2021

Abeer and her husband, Abdulbaset, live in harsh conditions in the Ta’izz Governorate of Southern Yemen. Abdulbaset lost his job due to the ongoing political conflict in the country, and like most women in Yemen, Abeer does not work. Despite the challenges they face, they have always wanted children.