Supporting Global Stability

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Global Stability

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Wherever we can, we foster and strengthen inclusive economic growth to help our partners meet their development needs. Ultimately, this helps open markets for American goods and commerce and promotes shared prosperity.

Despair is dangerous — while poverty does not cause violent extremism, it creates conditions that extremists can exploit. Advancing democracy and governance helps promote sustainable development and peace around the world.

USAID Transforms: Through the Open Government Partnership, 70 countries have committed to improve governance with transparency, citizen engagement, and new technologies. Photo: Bobby Neptune for USAID.

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Addressing Vulnerable Conditions Caused by Poverty

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