Macfadden Partners With the Association Of Liberian Engineers-USA, Inc To Improve Infrastructure Capacity In Liberia
Monday, 09 June 2014
Macfadden & Associates, Inc. (Macfadden) and the Association of Liberian Engineers-USA, Inc. (ALEUSA) have implemented a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a program designed to stimulate economic activities in Liberia through institutional development activities with Liberia’s Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) and related curriculum enhancement at the University of Liberia’s Civil Engineering Department.
The proposed Liberia Infrastructure Capacity Enhancement Program (LICEP) aims to enhance institutional development and capacity building for managing infrastructure projects within the MoPW and enhancing the Civil Engineering curriculum at the University of Liberia to include a transport engineering track to help modernize and improve Liberia’s road planning and asset management system.
David Binns, President and CEO of Macfadden, stated that “Macfadden is excited at the prospect of working with ALEUSA to foster capacity building efforts in Liberia. ALEUSA’s highly-qualified technical professionals who are members of the Liberian diaspora are an excellent resource for accelerating capacity development and technology transfer programs in Liberia.”
Edman G.H. Zayzay, President of ALEUSA, stated that, “ALEUSA’s partnership with Macfadden brings together complementary strengths in country-specific expertise and international professional services. Both organizations aim to help Liberia remove the obstacles to capacity development through training programs, and support.”