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30 Giugno 2016

Sudan - Etiopia - Somalia - Kenya - Uganda

USAID EXTENDS 17 MLN USD FOR PROMOTION OF SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH, RESILIENC

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has extended 17 million USD to Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) over the next five years for the promotion of sustainable economic growth and resilience as well as improvement of management of risks in transcended borders in the IGAD region.Members of IGAD are states of horn Africa, like Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda and Eritrea.             On 29 June of 2016 the Executive Secretary of IGAD Mahboub Maalim and USAID Mission Director of Kenya and East Africa Karen Freeman signed an agreement in Djibouti for assistance towards the sustainability of activities presently funded by USAID to IGAD.USAID has partnered with IGAD since 2006 supporting the organization in delivering its mandate of strengthening security, climate change detection and analysis, resilience and economic development in the region.The activities supported by USAID are agriculture, natural resources and environment; economic cooperation, integration and social development; peace and security and corporate development services within the IGAD region.The assistance is to strengthen the collaboration relationship and partnership between USAID and IGAD. (ICE ADDIS ABEBA)