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Libyan man buys desert truffles, called Terfaaz, in Tripoli. Terfaaz mushrooms are considered a delicacy in Libya and can be found in arid parts of western Libya between the months of August and February.
February 14, 2017

The PSES pilot project supports Libya’s private sector to play a proactive and constructive role in bridging divides and reducing conflict in five Libyan communities. Based on Libyan-led community consultations, PSES supports targeted economic activities that build citizen trust, economic cooperation and interdependence between the sides of five communities in conflict, with a particular focus on engaging women and youth. The overall goal is to boost stability and reduce community-level conflict while strengthening Libya’s burgeoning private sector.

Transfer of equipment to the municipality of Obari.
February 13, 2017

Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) supports the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) by providing tangible ‘quick-wins’ at the local level in the East, South and West of Libya. SFL implements improvements, such as rehabilitating critical infrastructure and restoring basic public services, in close collaboration with local governing institutions.

December 21, 2016

USAID Libya, in keeping with its efforts to build long-term capacity of Libyan governance and financial systems, recently partnered with World Bank to conduct a two-week intensive training on Public Financial Management (PFM) best practices for 35 technocrats from Libya’s Ministries of Finance, Planning, and Local Governance, and 11 municipalities. The training, which included two women, used international best practices and PFM practices recommended by the World Bank.

December 21, 2016

A first for Libyan women -- Alaa Alshibani -- is the head of the legal department of the country's High National Elections Commission (HNEC). Alshibani, who has been a part of the HNEC since its creation in 2012, is spearheading the commission's progress on electoral law reform. 

Libya Elections and Governance Support
July 1, 2016

The LEGS program is providing technical assistance to Libyan government institutions and civil society organizations as they attempt to navigate the country’s transition from an authoritarian regime to a democratic system.

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