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U.S. Relationship

Rainbow over Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, sunny day in Africa
Rainbow over Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, sunny day in Africa

U.S.-Zimbabwe Relations

The United Kingdom formally granted independence to Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) in 1980, following years of conflict between minority white governments and majority black insurgent movements. The United States was the first nation to open an embassy in the country in 1980, and it pledged assistance toward Zimbabwe’s economic development.
Rainbow over Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, sunny day in Africa

U.S. Assistance to Zimbabwe

In FY 2021, the United States provided over $317 million in bilateral assistance to support democracy and governance, agriculture, and health programming. In addition, the United States provided $51 million in FY 2021 in humanitarian assistance to Zimbabwe. Since 2002, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) assistance has supported the people of Zimbabwe to strengthen health services, increase food security,
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Rainbow over Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, sunny day in Africa

Educational and Cultural Exchanges

The United States maintains a thriving series of educational and cultural exchange programs with Zimbabwe that focus on deepening ties between American and Zimbabwean professionals and leaders, particularly amongst academics, researchers, journalists, entrepreneurs, and emerging leaders. We leverage tools like Fulbright Scholars, grants, and Education USA to establish university partnerships that will increase U.S.-Zimbabwe research collaboration and expand professional networks
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Integrated Country Strategies

The Integrated Country Strategy is the four-year strategy articulating U.S. priorities in a given country. The Chief of Mission leads the strategy.

Investment Climate Statements

The Investment Climate Statements analyze a variety of economies that are or could be markets for U.S. businesses and provide information on the business climates.

Fiscal Transparency Report

The Fiscal Transparency Report analyzes government transparency and identifies needed changes to improve public spending accountability.

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