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March 30, 2015

Project Snapshot

Total Funding:  $10.7 million
Duration:  September 2014 – September 2019
Implementing Partner:  IMPAQ International

The Challenge

USAID is committed to key principles and practices that foster a results-oriented culture within the Agency, and makes every effort to ensure strong oversight of its assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Rigorous monitoring and evaluation (M&E)  is a major focus of USAID reforms to improve transparency, accountability and learning as a part of the Agency’s USAID/Forward effort. Instilling these values into USAID projects in BiH requires a dedicated team of M&E experts. Local companies, however, lack the capacity to fill this role. They, too, need to learn and integrate such values and functions to conduct independent analysis of economic and political challenges and policies in BiH.

March 2, 2015

The main objectives of USAID’s Energy Investment Activity are to help the country attract investment and create jobs in the energy sector. Through this activity, USAID works to revise and align the permitting processes for construction of electricity generation facilities, so they are consistent, transparent and investor friendly throughout the country.

December 29, 2014

The USAID mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina is soliciting quotations from qualified local companies interested in providing public communications services in support of its Engaging Citizens to Demand Economic Progress and Democratic Reform Activity in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

October 15, 2014

The heaviest rainfall in recorded history caused widespread floods and some 2,000 landslides across Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in May 2014, destroying everything in their path and affecting one-quarter of the country’s population. Bridges, roads and other infrastructure were damaged extensively. The U.S.

October 7, 2014

U.S. Government officials – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director David Barth and U.S. Military Attaché to BiH Col. Scott Miller – will visit Doboj and Doboj East municipalities on Thursday, October 9, 2014, to highlight the importance of radical transparency in the distribution and implementation of the $14.7 million in flood relief and recovery assistance from the American people.

USAID/BiH Mission Director David Barth on corruption, other challenges faced by BiH citizens.
September 10, 2014

Good morning everyone. I see that most, if not all prosecutors from BiH Prosecutor’s Offices, have come to this conference. This is very encouraging since the topics you will discuss today are critical in reducing corruption, political patronage and crime; all three cited as the key problems facing the citizens.

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Last updated: March 30, 2015

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