Digital Inclusion
Our Work

By leveraging USAID policy experience, relationships with national governments and technical capacity, the Digital Inclusion team enables a more inclusive digital ecosystem - one that incentivizes expansion of mobile and internet services into new areas, encourages innovative access models, improves the affordability of service and supports user demand. To help bridge the digital divide, USAID's Digital Inclusion team focuses on creating enabling environments and supporting connectivity programs. Learn more about each emphasis area:

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Connected Programs

Dedicated to building off of USAID's investments in expanding internet access and usage, our team works with development programs to provide research, analysis, tools, resources and technical assistance. 

 

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Enabling Environment Programs

Through partnerships, private sector engagement, and creating tools and research, the Digital Inclusion team engages with the connectivity community to strengthen the broader enabling environment and close market information gaps. Our work is currently focused on two specific topics:

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