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October 9, 2019

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced the award of a $36 million activity to support education for Yemeni children.

October 4, 2019

Female entrepreneur Sameeha founded Rover Bird in 2009. The company distributes a range of local agricultural products, with a focus on coffee. “We faced huge problems in the beginning,” Sameeha recalls. “I was one of the very few Yemeni women to enter the coffee business. Men dominate the industry, and management level opportunities for women are very rare. Despite these hurdles, I managed to export to Japan, Ukraine, and some European countries – tiny quantities, but I realized I had real potential to grow.”

October 2, 2019

In the jagged hills of Bab Al-Khalsa – Wadi Baqlan village in Sana’a Governorate, Hameed grows coffee as his main crop, along with qat and a few cereals, to support his family of 10. Like his elders before him, Hameed used to harvest his coffee crop using traditional methods, picking a haphazard combination of premature yellow and green coffee cherries, then storing them in a location that was poorly sealed and unprotected.

September 19, 2019

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced the award of a $14.46 million project to strengthen the health system and reduce maternal, neonatal, and child mortality in Yemen.

Yemeni girl raises her hand
September 17, 2019

As a result of the ongoing civil war, Yemen is suffering the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. USAID is working with international and local partners to rebuild key social and economic institutions, help address the underlying causes of instability, and build the foundation for durable peace and prosperity to foster Yemen’s future resilience.

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Last updated: February 06, 2020

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