By: Michael Bruckler, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

St. Mary’s City, MD- Michael Cain, professor of political science, has been working USAID’s Power Africa program in Uganda. Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership coordinated by USAID.

Cain is a senior adviser to the Uganda project, working on activities to improve on-grid and off-grid electrification efforts including building the capacity of solar associations; providing technical direction for on-grid tasks with distribution companies; assisting the Power Africa grant evaluations to small energy companies.

This spring, he teaches a related class on energy and international development. 


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