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.
Webinar: What is the Price of Peace? Voices of Afghan Women
As peace negotiations with the Taliban begin, the stakes are high for Afghan women. The wrong deal could unravel years of progress and leave women without a voice in their society.
Dr. Susanne Jalbert on the Price of Peace for Afghan Women
As peace negotiations continue with the Taliban in Afghanistan, the stakes could not be higher for Afghan women. The wrong deal could unravel years of progress and leave women without a voice in their own society.
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.