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 Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program seeks to increase confidence in all levels of government through targeted, strategic interventions that improve service delivery and government responsiveness. Through TIS, Somali government institutions, the private sector, and civil society collaborate to design, evaluate, and deliver projects with a quick and lasting impact on the lives of Somali citizens in critical risk areas.
Last updated: December 10, 2014