USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential. USAID invests in ideas that work to improve the lives of millions of men, women, and children by:

  • Investing in agricultural productivity so countries can feed their people
  • Combating maternal and child mortality and deadly diseases like HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis

  • Providing life-saving assistance in the wake of disaster

  • Promoting democracy, human rights, and good governance around the world

  • Fostering private sector development and sustainable economic growth

  • Helping communities adapt to a changing environment

  • Elevating the role of women and girls throughout all our work


Initiatives in U.S. Agency for International Development

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Data Roadmaps

GPSDD Initiated
Data roadmaps support countries in developing and implementing multi-stakeholder data ecosystems for sustainable development.

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Resources contributed by U.S. Agency for International Development

Research, Methods and Good Practices

State of Development Data Funding

This Partner Works to Achieve These SDGs