Director Ebong to Join Secretary Blinken in the Philippines and South Africa

Arlington, VA– Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency announced that Director Enoh T. Ebong will join U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken’s travel to the Philippines and South Africa later this week. During the trip, Director Ebong will highlight USTDA’s work to advance the Philippines’ clean energy transition. In South Africa, Director Ebong will participate in the U.S.-South Africa Strategic Dialogue, where she will discuss the U.S. government’s support for sustainable infrastructure development, and highlight how the Agency will advance the goals of the U.S. Strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa, which Secretary Blinken will launch.

“USTDA works alongside U.S. industry and in close partnership with the public and private sectors in the Philippines and South Africa to advance the development of high-quality infrastructure projects that each country has established as its priorities,” said Enoh T. Ebong, USTDA’s Director. “Our model of assistance focuses on access and inclusivity and is based on the core principles of mutual benefit and trust.”


The U.S. Trade and Development Agency helps companies create U.S. jobs through the export of U.S. goods and services for priority infrastructure projects in emerging economies.  USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project preparation and partnership building activities that develop sustainable infrastructure and foster economic growth in partner countries.

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