USAID Asia Supports ASEAN Youth Volunteers to Support Regional Development
USAID supports efforts to curb the spread of infectious diseases, including avian influenza.
The USAID-funded Hapi Fis, Hapi Pipol! (Happy Fish, Happy People!) mobile application helps Solomon Island capture fisheries data.
Under the Feed the Future initiative, USAID supports regional agricultural trade and improve access to new technologies to alleviate poverty and ensure sustainability in food security.
USAID supports women’s participation in local governance.
About Asia Regional
Asia represents more than half the world’s population and is the most dynamic and fastest-growing region in the world. Robust economic growth, rapid advances in technology and increasing interconnectivity make Asia an important market for U.S. exports and a key U.S. foreign policy priority. As a fundamental partner in U.S. security and trade priorities, the region has become a key driver of global politics and economics.
Many countries in Asia have met or exceeded several of their United Nations Millennium Development Goals. However, post-2015, much remains to be done to unlock economic prosperity and security equally across borders. USAID’s regional programs work to address key transnational issues that present critical developmental challenges to progress.
Last updated: January 11, 2016