development assistance

Five men breaking up farmland with hand tools (USAID/Micah Clemens)

U.S. helps developing countries to help themselves

Learn how the United States' foreign aid mission promotes U.S. values while supporting partner countries' paths to self-sufficiency.
A female farmer operating tilling machine (© Robic Upadhyaya/KISAN II)

Help rural women, help feed the world

Greater prosperity and more food can come from simple things. Better seeds, a little credit and a road to market will empower rural women.
Man and two children holding books (Courtesy of Julio Paz)

One Honduran finds his future at home

Julio Paz thought the dangerous border crossing to the U.S. was his only hope for the life he wanted. USAID showed him another way.
Man looking at solar panels (© Isaac Kasamani/AFP/Getty Images)

Partners bolster Africa’s fight against COVID-19 and poverty

U.S. and European partners are investing $80 billion in development financing to help Africa's economic recovery from COVID-19.
Joe Biden speaking at lectern with G7 logo behind him and four flags to the side (© Patrick Semansky/AP Images)

Major democracies launch values-based infrastructure partnership

The Build Back Better World Partnership, announced at the G7, will support billions in sustainable, transparent infrastructure investment around the world.
Woman holding ginger and smiling (USAID NEAT)

Strengthening cooperatives supports workers worldwide

The United States supports cooperatives around the world. Learn more about the business model that gives workers access to tools and resources to succeed.
World map with certain countries highlighted (State Dept./S. Gemeny Wilkinson)

Measuring fiscal transparency around the world [infographics]

The U.S. State Department's fiscal transparency report holds foreign governments accountable for receiving U.S. aid. See how they did in the latest report.
G7 leaders in business attire standing in line on beach (© Patrick Semansky/AP Images)

G7 leaders commit to countering climate change

Leaders from the G7 nations announced new partnerships and initiatives to tackle climate change around the world. Learn more here.
Aerial view of city

Creating hope for a brighter future in Central America [video]

The U.S. government is helping organizations in Central America increase economic opportunities and create a brighter future.