Save Our Seas Initiative

Save Our Seas Initiative Annual Report 2023-2024

In the second year of the Save Our Seas Initiative, USAID accelerated the creation of new country partnerships and programs to fight ocean plastics. USAID’s focus is on setting up and maintaining long-term relationships with country governments who are central partners in solving this global problem. USAID also focuses on joining forces with other actors, namely the private sector, to expand the effectiveness and reach of limited public sector resources. Read More

USAID Shares Key Recommendations for Developing Inclusive Extended Producer Responsibility Frameworks in Support of International Plastics Treaty Negotiations

As negotiations continue to develop the first legally binding agreement on plastic pollution by 2024, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) joined global leaders at the third session of the United Nations Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-3) on plastic pollution in Nairobi, Kenya from November 13-19, 2023 Read More

USAID Donates Vehicles to the Municipality of Máncora

Cross posted from the Government of Peru  In an effort to reduce pollution, USAID’s Clean Cities, Blue Ocean program, donated a truck and three motorcycle vans to the District Municipality of Máncora. This donation aims to strengthen and support the Municipal Program MÁNCORA RECICLA, to promote recycling in homes… Read More