Consolidated Report from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to Congress on Local Sustainable Development and Local Works

Speeches Shim

USAID submits this report pursuant to Section 7019(e) of Division K of Public Law 115-141, the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018, which incorporates by reference the requirements of Senate Report 115-152 for reports on local sustainable development and the Local Works Program. This report updates the document submitted by the Agency in June 2017, pursuant to Senate Report 114-290. This analysis highlights: 1) USAID’s ongoing Transformation initiative and its relevance to local sustainable development; 2) the Agency’s Local Sustainability Awards Program (formerly known as the Small Grants Program, referred to as Local Works); 3) the ways in which the Agency created new training opportunities and resources that will empower all staff to engage effectively with local partners; and, 4) steps the Agency has taken to implement reforms in human-capital practices described in the June 2017 report.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 1:00pm