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 Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening (CEPPS) program seeks to strengthen local and national capacity to promote good governance, a core component of USAID’s stabilization strategy. It is implemented by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the International Republican Institute (IRI).
Last updated: December 22, 2014