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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.

September 16, 2019

Like millions of other rural farmers, Warda’s crops and income were destabilized by the war in Yemen. “Our suffering doubled when the war began; we could no longer care for our farm due to the absence of diesel, water scarcity, and the country’s economic conditions in general,” Warda explained.

Credit: Mercy Corps for USAID
September 11, 2019

USAID’s development assistance to Yemen addresses the underlying causes of instability in the country by supporting flexible and innovative programs to lay a stronger foundation for durable peace.

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Last updated: February 06, 2020

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