U.S. Agency for International Development's Priority Goals
• With mutual accountability, assistance from the United States and the international community will continue to help improve the Government of the Islamic
Republic of Afghanistan's (GIRoA) capacity to meet its goals and maintain stability.
• Through our more than 200 diplomatic missions overseas, the Department of State will promote U.S. exports in order to help create opportunities for U.S. businesses.
• Strengthen diplomacy and development by leading through civilian power.
• Advance progress toward sustained and consolidated democratic transitions in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Bahrain, Yemen, Iran, Syria,
and West Bank/Gaza.
• Strengthen local civil society and private sector capacity to improve aid effectiveness and sustainability, by working closely with our implementing partners
on capacity building and local grant and contract allocations.
• Advance low emissions climate resilient development.
• Increase food security in Feed the Future initiative countries in order to reduce prevalence of poverty and malnutrition.
• By September 30, 2013, the Global Health Initiative (GHI) will support the creation of an AIDS-free generation, save the lives of mothers and children, and protect
communities from infectious diseases by: a) decreasing incident HIV infections in the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-supported Sub-Saharan
African countries by more than 20%; b) reducing the all-cause mortality rate for children under five by 4.8 deaths/1,000 live births in USAID priority countries;
c) increasing the percent of births attended by a skilled doctor, nurse, or midwife by 2.1% in USAID priority countries; and d) increasing the number of people no
longer at risk for lymphatic filariasis (in the target population) from 7.7 million to 63.7 million in USAID-assisted countries.