USAID

Description

USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential. U.S. foreign assistance has always had the twofold purpose of furthering America's interests while improving lives in the developing world. USAID carries out U.S. foreign policy by promoting broad-scale human progress at the same time it expands stable, free societies, creates markets and trade partners for the United States, and fosters good will abroad. Spending less than 1 percent of the total federal budget, USAID works in over 100 countries to: -Promote broadly shared economic prosperity; -Strengthen democracy and good governance; -Protect human rights; -Improve global health, -Advance food security and agriculture; -Improve environmental sustainability; -Further education; -Help societies prevent and recover from conflicts; and -Provide humanitarian assistance in the wake of natural and man-made disasters. Privacy Policy: http://www.usaid.gov/privacy-policy

Headquarters:
United States

International Affairs

Speciaties:

International Development Disaster Response Global Health Food Security Humanitarian Assistance Ending Extreme Poverty

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Preston H Foster Sr
Senior Safety & Security Specialist at USAID
Ivan Apanasevich
Local Government Specialist at USAID
Qing Francis
Controller / Foreign Service Officer at USAID
Tsegaye Tilahun
Program Manager at USAID
Alicia Dinerstein
Foreign Service Officer at USAID
Stella Kimani
Executive Assistant at USAID
Maria Marigliano
Chief Administrative Officer at USAID
Daniel Smolka
Deputy Mission Director at USAID
Diane Russell
Senior Social Scientist at USAID

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