development assistance

Two men holding handfuls of apples in apple orchard, with mountains in background (Murad Atayev/USAID)

Supporting fruit growers in Central Asia

USAID is helping fruit growers in Central Asia increase their harvests with modern techniques. Read about three successful orchards.
Antony Blinken standing behind lectern while talking to man at another lectern next to large flag (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Building a better future in Africa and beyond

The U.S. is strengthening its partnerships in Africa, helping to fight COVID-19 and climate change, and supporting economic growth.
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.
Three women sewing (Courtesy of Global Mamas)

Prosper Africa: U.S. and African businesses growing together

The U.S. government is connecting investors, buyers and suppliers in Africa and the United States. Learn how the Prosper Africa program is advancing growth.
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.
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.