PRIVACY NOTICECOOKIES AND OTHER INFORMATION STORED ON YOUR COMPUTERSECURITY NOTICE
This section of the page explains how the Quality Assurance Project (QAP) and the U.S. Agency for International Development will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our Website. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site.
This site does NOT use the "cookies" to gather and store information about your visits to their sites.
Cookies are essentially tokens of information, such as preferences and passwords, that some Web servers collect from you when you access them. That data are stored on your hard drive—not on the Website's server. Whenever you visit a "cookie" site, the server looks for its cookie on your hard drive and, if found, then reads the information it stored there. Cookies generally are stored in your browser's directory or folder in a file named cookie.txt (MagicCookie on a Macintosh).
For SITE SECURITY purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act."
Information presented on this Website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied freely unless identified as being subject to copyright protection. In return, we request only that QAP and/or USAID be cited as the source of any information, photos, and images copied from this site and that any photo credits or bylines be similarly credited to the photographer or author.
We strongly recommend that QAP and/or USAID data be acquired directly from this Website and not through other sources that may change the information in some way or exclude material crucial to the understanding of that information. While we make every effort to provide accurate and complete information, some information may change between site updates. Substantive changes may be noted when content is next updated.
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The documents posted on this Website may contain hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided for visitors' convenience. We do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any linked information. Further, the inclusion of links or pointers to Websites other than a USAID-managed Website is not intended to assign importance to those sites and the information contained therein, nor is it intended to endorse, recommend, or favor any views expressed, or commercial products or services offered on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites, by trade name, trademark, manufacture, or otherwise.
Reference in this Website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the site's visitors, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the U.S. Government or USAID.
The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the U.S. Government or USAID, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
Every effort is made to provide accurate and complete information. However, with the thousands of documents available, often uploaded within short deadlines, we cannot guarantee that there will be no errors. We make no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this Website and expressly disclaim liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this Website.
With respect to the content of this site, neither the U.S. Government, nor USAID, nor their employees and contractors make any warranty, expressed or implied or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, and the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose with respect to content available from this USAID Website or other Internet resources linked from it. Additionally, neither the U.S. Government nor USAID assume any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed herein nor freedom from computer virus, and do not represent that use of such information, product, or process would not infringe on privately owned rights.
You may freely link to this website or any of its content. We ask only that you identify that the link is to an Internet resource.
Our Website has links to other domestic and international government sites and private organizations, which we believe are relevant to our agency's mission. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the disclaimers and security and privacy policies of the new site.
Unless a copyright is indicated, information on this Website is in the public domain and may be reproduced, published or otherwise used without USAID's permission. We request that QAP and/or USAID as appropriate be cited as the source of the information and that any photo credits or bylines be similarly credited to the photographer, author or QAP or USAID, as appropriate.
If a copyright is indicated on a photo, graphic, or any other material, permission to copy these materials must be obtained from the original source.
This copyright notice does not pertain to information at Websites other than this Website.
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Unauthorized attempts to upload information and/or change information on this Website is strictly prohibited and is subject to prosecution under Title 18 U.S.C., Sections1001 and 1030).
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If you would like verification or a hard copy of information released on this USAID Website, please contact our staff:
If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please contact DAI at the E-mail address listed above.