United States Agency for International Development

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was founded on November 3, 1961.

USAID headquarters are located in Washington DC.

The current USAID Administrator is Ms. Samantha Power confirmed by the President of USA since on May 3, 2021.

Today, USAID has 5 regional bureaus and USAID staff work in more than 100 countries around the world.

USAID programmes serve a range of purposes, such as disaster relief, poverty relief, technical cooperation on global issues, including the environment, socio-economic development.



Information about cooperation between Azerbaijan and the organization

  • USAID has started its activity in the Republic of Azerbaijan since 1992. Section 907 of the United States Freedom Support Act bans any kind of direct United States aid to the Azerbaijani government.
  • Therefore USAID began to implement only humanitarian assistance activities in the country.
  • Mission Director for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Azerbaijan is Michael Nehrbass.
  • Also, a private sector is beneficiary of some projects implemented under USAID.