ABSTRACT

U.S. Agency for International Development: An Overview [Updated August 14, 2020]   [open pdf - 488KB]

From the Background: "The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is the lead international humanitarian and development arm of the U.S. government. Its programs support U.S. political and strategic aims by providing assistance to strategically important countries and countries in conflict; leading global efforts to alleviate poverty, disease, and humanitarian need; and assisting U.S. commercial interests by furthering developing countries' economic growth and building these countries' capacity to participate in world trade."

Report Number:
CRS In Focus, IF10261
Author:
Publisher:
Date:
2020-08-14
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
URL:
Help with citations