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.
USAID/Somalia seeks to employ a senior specialist who will have a primary role in engaging on governance issues and in managing USAID's governance programs for Somalia. USAID's overarching goal in Somalia is to increase stability through targeted interventions that foster good governance, economic recovery, and reduce the appeal of extremism . Through programs focused on stabilization , economic growth, education, democracy and governance, and health, USAID aims to solidify security gains made by AMISOM and Somali National Army (SNA) forces.
USAID’s Strengthening Somali Governance (SSG) is a nationwide activity to support the development of effective and accountable governance across Somalia. With a focus on delivering credible political processes envisioned under the Federal Government of Somalia’s Vision 2016 roadmap, SSG will support efforts to enhance government outreach, increase citizen participation, improve the functional capacity of key government institutions, and expand women’s empowerment and leadership.
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.
Last updated: May 18, 2015