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US-SEGA Conducts the First Export Promotion Training with the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry

US-SEGA Conducts the First Export Promotion Training with the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry

US-SEGA Conducts the First Export Promotion Training with the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry Photo 1: Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce Members from various sectors such as cocoa, kava, and logging, discuss how their businesses can take advantage ...
USAID, PCTA and Partners Foster Inclusive Connectivity and Cybersecurity in Visayas Region

USAID, PCTA and Partners Foster Inclusive Connectivity and Cybersecurity in Visayas Region

PCTA officials and members, USAID’s BEACON project and DICT officials pose for a photo on the first day of the conference. PRESS RELEASE October 17, 2022, Bacolod, Philippines—The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Philippine Cable and Telecommunications Association, ...
10 Things Cities and Local Government Units (LGUs) Can Do to Improve Internet Connectivity

10 Things Cities and Local Government Units (LGUs) Can Do to Improve Internet Connectivity

Internet connectivity remains a challenge in the Philippines. A Filipino spends over 10 hours a day on the internet, the longest in the world next to South Africans, but only a small portion of the country’s population – about 18 ...
Strengthening Public Financial Management Processes for Enhanced Development Outcomes

Strengthening Public Financial Management Processes for Enhanced Development Outcomes

Strengthening Public Financial Management Processes for Enhanced Development Outcomes  Authored by: Uzma Ashraf Barton (Principal Associate), Adam Kadir (Associate), Tim Robinson (Principal Economist)[1] Strong Public Financial Management (PFM) and Public Investment Management (PIM) systems are enablers of sound economic growth, ...
DFC to Host Climate Finance Event on World Earth Day!

DFC to Host Climate Finance Event on World Earth Day!

Arlington, Virginia The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is excited to announce the Investing in a Sustainable Future – Climate Finance in Emerging Markets virtual event scheduled for April 22, 2022 (World Earth Day) for businesses, NGOs, commercial banks, ...
ASEAN-USAID IGNITE Launches ASEAN Digital Integration Index

ASEAN-USAID IGNITE Launches ASEAN Digital Integration Index

Arlington, November 12 – USAID, through the ASEAN-USAID Inclusive Growth in ASEAN through Innovation, Trade and E-Commerce (IGNITE) project, developed the ASEAN Digital Integration Index (ADII). This index measures the digital integration implementation across all ASEAN Member States. The inaugural ...