The USAID Training for Pakistan Project provides participant training and capacity development opportunities that are specialized for USAID Pakistan public and private partners. The participant training interventions may take place in-country, in the U.S., or in a third country, as may be appropriate, including but not limited to the following formats.
· Short-Term Technical Training and Exchanges
Short-term technical training and exchange programs are designed for mid- to high-level professionals from USAID partner public and private sector organizations or civil society organizations. The programs are conducted in Pakistan, in the U.S., or in third countries, depending on the goals. These trainings are structured experiences that help individuals acquire new knowledge, skills, and attitudes that support achievement of USAID objectives and aim towards professional strengthening of participants, employers, institutions, or sectors.
· Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, and Round Tables
Conferences, seminars, workshops, and round tables are offered to a wide range of experts and professionals, from judges to journalists to educators. They are also offered to agriculturists, government officials, or staff from other Pakistani institutions involved with USAID-supported activities. These activities may take place in-country, in the U.S, or in a third country.
· Observational Study Tours
Observational study tours are conducted for journalists, educators, agriculturists, government officials, or staff from other Pakistani institutions and organizations involved with USAID-supported activities. These study tours may take place in the U.S. or in a third country.
· Long-term Academic Studies
Long-term academic studies offered to mid- to high-level professionals from the public and private sectors or other organizations are conducted in-country, in the U.S, or in third countries, depending on the goals of the program. For example, participants may be sponsored for bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees in education, engineering, business, public administration, or other disciplines.
· Scholarship Programs
Scholarship programs under USAID Training for Pakistan Project cater to students studying in local secondary schools, technical diploma programs, and academic programs.