They say money doesn’t grow on trees. But how about peace? The USAID project Olive Oil Without Borders is boosting economic cooperation between Palestinian and Israeli olive farmers.
Tag archives for West Bank and Gaza
On the Road to Innovation in the West Bank
Recently I spent two action-packed days visiting the West Bank where I saw the tremendous impact that the USAID West Bank and Gaza Mission’s work has in many sectors and witnessed several innovative projects.
The Cost of Corruption
Many consider corruption to be an unavoidable cost of doing business around the Middle East and North Africa. Through efforts such as our partnership with Transparency International, we are helping to lay the long-term foundations for a successful transition to democracy around the Middle East.
Building the Foundation for a Two-State Solution
Last month I visited USAID’s West Bank and Gaza Mission and witnessed how our diverse programs bring tangible benefits to the lives of Palestinians. I came away from another whirlwind visit certain that USAID’s work helps build the foundation for peace.
Video of the Week: Youth Initiatives in West Bank/Gaza
This week’s “Video of the Week” was produced by youth as part of the Ruwwad Youth Empowerment Project about USAID’s youth programming in the West Bank and Gaza. Read more >>
Food Voucher Program Gives Palestinian Families Choices and Supports the Local Economy
A food assistance voucher program in West Bank provides more than food to Palestinian families.
Learning Law Through Practice
On April 8, lawyers from USAID’s Office of General Counsel led a roundtable dialogue with two Iraqi and two Palestinian teams that participated in the annual Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
USAID’s Strong Partnership with Israel Ensured Rapid Response During Disaster
The wildfires that ravaged large areas of Mount Carmel forest were halted with the help of local and international emergency teams. Read more >>
Greenhouses Changing Lives in Gaza
Through the Enterprise Development and Investment Promotion project, USAID has installed 86 greenhouses in Gaza. Read more >>