Beginning with a fertilizer marketing project in Afghanistan in 1977, our work in Asia now includes a wide variety of countries and sectors — from health services in Bangladesh to mobile banking in the Philippines to improving enterprise competitiveness in Pakistan to mitigating the effects of climate change in the Maldives. Our Asia portfolio is managed through two regional business units: our Asia business unit and our Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and Afghanistan business unit.
Centering Youth in Green Workforce Development: Agriculture
Youth employment and entrepreneurship in the agricultural sector can provide direct career opportunities, promote positive economic outcomes along the agricultural value chain, and drive the adoption of climate-smart technologies.
How do you design an app for COVID-19 financial relief?
Chemonics’ Vice Catudio explains how the USAID E-PESO activity collaborated with the Philippine government, private sector, and communities to develop an app for quick, contactless financial relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dismantling Barriers to Business in Vietnam
In just one year, Vietnam rose 14 places in the World Bank Doing Business Report by improving ease of doing business in the country. Diep Nguyen of the USAID Vietnam Governance for Inclusive Growth Program explains how.
Breaking Barriers Through Digital Financial Services
Integrating digital financial services into agriculture projects can reduce barriers for farmers in the Philippines. Learn how from Mert Tangonan, chief of party of the USAID Philippines E-PESO Activity.