USAID Still Mulling Location of Pacific Office

The U.S. Agency for International Development is still undecided on where to establish its office in the Pacific region, a spokesperson for the agency has revealed.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced in October that USAID will open an office in Fiji in 2011 and provide $21 million to support the climate change mitigation efforts in the region.

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But a USAID spokesperson said the site of USAID’s Pacific office is still being assessed, according to Radio New Zealand International. The agency expects to arrive at a decision in the coming months, the news agency adds.

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