USAID partnered with the Uganda Electoral Commission to post Uganda’s voter registry online. The system is designed to make the process more accessible and transparent. East African Business Week reports the program was supported through a USAID grant to the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES).
In an interview with the Washington Post Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams cited his experience as USAID Mission Director in South Africa as providing him with the leadership tools of vision and humility.
USAID is seeking to expand its clean energy project in the Philippines as detailed in News Today Online. USAID official Joseph Lawrence Penas recently visited Iloilo City to review the possible implementation of a new project by using waste cooking oil for energy.