economic security

People in warehouse filled with bags marked 'USAID' (© Tiksa Negeri/Reuters)

More Ukrainian grain reaching developing countries

Find out which countries are getting Ukrainian grain and other food products via the U.N.'s Black Sea Grain Initiative.
Woman and man standing among waist-high plants while holding basket of tomatoes (© Erick Josue Hernandez)

Helping Guatemalans feed their families, boost crops

Learn how U.S.-funded programs have helped Guatemalan farmers increase crop production and feed their families.
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The U.S. sees a rise in Latino surnames

To understand ethnic diversity in the U.S. — and all the energy and global connectedness it brings — look at prevalent surnames.
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International sanctions are working: Russia feels economic pressure

Putin's war against Ukraine prompted sanctions and business withdrawals. Those actions are taking a toll on Russia's economy.
Secretary Blinken (third from right) and five other foreign ministers standing in line holding hands (State Dept./ Freddie Everett)

Advancing security and prosperity for Israelis and Palestinians

On a recent trip, Secretary Blinken advanced long-standing U.S. relationships with North African partners and encouraged peace.
Aerial view of river with words 'A more open, more free Indo-Pacific' superimposed (State Dept.)

The U.S. vision for the Indo-Pacific [video]

In this video, learn more about U.S. priorities for the Indo-Pacific and how this vision aligns with the needs of people in the region.
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Countries step up efforts to protect marine wildlife

Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Panama are creating one of the world's largest marine protected areas. Learn more about this partnership.
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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.
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AGOA: Promoting trade and respect for human rights in Africa

Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act, companies in sub-Saharan nations can ship duty-free to the U.S. if they meet certain criteria.