USAID intends to participate in Azerbaijan’s business development

Business Materials 7 December 2012 16:17 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 7 / Trend J. Nasibova /

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) intends to participate in Azerbaijan's business development, USAID chief lawyer in Azerbaijan Leyla Mammadova told Trend on Wednesday.

"USAID plans to participate in developing various sectors of business and the economy from early 2013," she said.
She said that the agency also intends to continue financing infrastructure projects in Azerbaijan.

"Next year, USAID intends to continue financing the infrastructure projects in Azerbaijan, as well as the projects in the field of agriculture and health," she added.

She said that USAID also plans to participate in supporting and developing the education system in Azerbaijan.

USAID is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government in charge of U.S. non-military assistance to other countries. The main directions of the agency include support for trade, agriculture, economic growth, health, humanitarian aid, assistance in conflict prevention and support for democracy in more than 100 world countries.