The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Somaliland Administration officially handed over a wind energy facility project to power the Hargeisa Egal International Airport during a ceremony on June 2, 2014. The Somaliland Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources assumed control of and responsibility for the facility and will oversee its operations.
USAID’s Stabilization Objective in Somalia: To increase Somalia’s stability through targeted interventions that foster good governance, support economic recovery, and reduce the appeal of extremism.
USAID’s Partnership for Economic Growth (PEG) is a nationwide activity that facilitates collaboration between local governments and the private sector to accelerate economic growth, increase investment, and generate productive employment.
Last updated: December 22, 2014