USAID Firms Project

The project aims to develop dynamic, internationally competitive SMEs in Pakistan's most vulnerable areas to increase employment and incomes.

Pakistan Firms Project

The objective of the USAID Firms Project is to develop dynamic, internationally competitive private sector small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by working directly at the firm level and by improving the overall policy and regulatory environment to accelerate sales, investment, and job growth to undercut the basis of extremism. Socioeconomic stabilization of vulnerable areas in Pakistan is in the strategic interest of and has been an urgent priority for the U.S. government. The primary prerequisite for such stabilization is a robust and competitive private sector resulting from a market-driven economic environment and enabling policies.


  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Funding Agencies
    United States | Staff size: Unknown

    USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

    U.S. foreign assistance has...

  • Chemonics International Inc.

    Development Consulting
    United States | Staff size: 1001-5000

    Chemonics International Inc. believe those who have the least deserve their best. So at Chemonics, development is more than a passion or a calling. It’s a profession. Doing it well...

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Key Information

LocationPakistan, South Asia
  • Start Date 2009
  • End Date 2015
  • ValueUSD 101 Million