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World Bank Announces Planned Actions for Global Food Crisis Response

The World Bank today announced actions it plans to take as part of a comprehensive, global response to the ongoing food security crisis, with up to $30 billion in existing and new projects in areas such as agriculture, nutrition, social protection, water and irrigation. This financing will include efforts to encourage …

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US assures AfDB of support for African Development Fund

The United States Assistant Treasury Secretary, Alexia Latortue, has assured the African Development Bank Group President, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, that the US remains a strong and proud supporter of the African Development Fund. The African Development Fund is AfDB Group’s concessionary lending arm that supports Africa’s low-income economies. Alexia Latortue …

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USAID pumps $768M into Nigeria to fight malaria

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) said it has contributed $768 million to assist Nigeria’s fight against malaria. The amount covers 2011 till date. USAID Mission Director in Nigeria, Dr Anne Patterson said the funding was made through the U.S President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), to enable robust and …

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