Ambassador Norland visits New Economic Opportunity (NEO) project beneficiaries near Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) with South Ossetia (January 22)

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On January 23, Ambassador Norland and USAID Mission Director Stephen Haykin visited several communities along the ABL with the occupied territory of South Ossetia, where the NEO project, funbeehivesded by USAID, implemented 15 small-scale infrastructure projects, providing livelihood and rural development assistance to several thousand households.

Over the next several months the NEO project will implement 20 additional small-scale infrastructure projects identified by communities along the ABL with the occupied territory of South Ossetia, and will expand income-generation activities in order to improve the livelihoods of an additional 4,000 households.