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United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID began with the reconstruction of Europe after World War II in 1961 when the Foreign Assistance Act was signed. Since then, the government organization extends U.S. foreign assistance to recuperating countries who have been involved in natural disasters, are poverty stricken, or employing new democratic reforms.

USAID is a federal organization answering to the Secretary of State and its’ projects are located in the following five regions: Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe and Eurasia, and The Middle East.

USAID denotes the following categories for its areas of work: agriculture, democracy governance, economic growth, the environment, education, health, global partnerships, and humanitarian assistance. They also have partnerships with volunteer organizations, universities, U.S. businesses, international agencies, foreign governments, and other U.S. government agencies.

Publications Other
Agriculture Government Organizations Non-Government Organizations Books Ontology
Construction TRADOC USIP Government Publications CERP
Cultural Training Information State Department Universities Online Articles MilSuite
Economics Corps of Engineers United Nations Periodicals Military-Civilian Interaction
Educational PKSOI
Environmental USAID
Health Care
Project Management
Public Works Administration
Power & Telecom
Water Resources