Economic Security

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.
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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.
Woman speaking into microphone with photos of vegetables and fruits beside her (© Risdon Photography)

Growing the global economy at the 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit

At the virtual 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit, global investors will meet with U.S. state and local officials to discuss growing the world's economy.
Young man yelling and gesturing at front of large crowd of people protesting in Burma (© AP Images)

The dire cost of Burma’s internet shutdown [infographic]

Burma's military has blocked the internet to stymie calls for democracy. Learn more about the far-reaching effects of denying the right to information.
Kamala Harris speaking at lectern (© Patrick Semansky/AP Images)

U.S. supports prosperity in the Western Hemisphere

The U.S. public and private sectors are working to help people in Latin America with pandemic recovery, economic opportunity and climate change solutions.
Smiling woman standing in field of maize (USAID)

U.S. and India partner to fight poverty in Asia, Africa

The United States and India are partnering to help farmers in Africa protect crop yields and to improve health outcomes in countries in Asia.
Illustration of person holding telescope with U.S. flag design while standing in front of other people and clouds in sky (State Dept./D. Thompson)

U.S. and partners support global COVID-19 economic recovery

The U.S. is working with international partners to help countries around the world recover from the economic hardship wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Collage of images of two men standing, tall buildings and taxicabs (State Dept./S. Gemeny Wilkinson)

Stories from Americans: Driving lessons [audio]

In this StoryCorps interview, Muhammad Faridi and his father, Mohammad Ashraf Faridi, talk about how cab driving affected their family at different times.
Illustration of zigzag arrow and man drawing bow (State Dept./D. Thompson)

America launches strategy to reignite global economy

The United States plans to turbocharge the global economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about U.S. plans for economic recovery.