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US Government Promotes Entrepreneurship in Iloilo to Reduce Poverty
November 5, 2015

The U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a 17-month project that will empower 10,000 people in the province of Iloilo through entrepreneurship. The project, implemented in partnership with International Care Ministries (ICM), will deliver an intensive 16-week training program to Iloilo’s poorest households, improving access to health, providing opportunities for entrepreneurship, and bolstering families with basic resources to stabilize their lives.

USAID Philippines Acting Chief for the Office of Economic Development and Governance Dr. Stephen Andoseh, and ICM Chair of the Board of Directors David Sutherland, together with representatives from Iloilo local government units, participated in the launching ceremony in Iloilo City.

October 21, 2015

The U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is launching a series of fora on “Coping with El Niño and Climate Change” to present water demand management as a viable option for addressing water security concerns.

US-Philippines Partnership Wins International Award for Advancing Innovation to Promote Sustainable Fishing and Save Lives
October 16, 2015

The TV White Space partnership won this year’s Public-Private Partnership (P3) Impact Award. The TV White Space partnership is an innovative collaboration between the Philippine Department of Agriculture through the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, the U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Microsoft Philippines in New York.

US Embassy Visitor Reinforces US Government Commitment to Help Yolanda Survivors
October 2, 2015

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Chief Strategy Officer Carla Koppell will visit the Philippines October 1-2, to reinforce the U.S. government’s commitment to help Typhoon Yolanda survivors build back better.

October 2, 2015

I am very happy to see the progress that you have all accomplished. The people of Tacloban City have shown great resilience in times of crisis and determination to build back better.

August 31, 2015

As many of us gathered here are aware, both the U.S. and the Philippines are founding members of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). Broadly, the OGP is an international platform for more meaningful engagements and dialogues between the government and the people it serves. It is a global standard for promoting accountability, transparency, citizen engagement and use of technology to strengthen governance. We are all here because we believe in the power of transparency, accountability, participation, and inclusion in transforming the direction of development.


Last updated: November 10, 2015

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