IMF Approves DRC Poverty Program

The International Monetary Fund's executive board has given its approval to a

. In addition, the agency will provide a further USD72.68 million in aid to the African nation under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries initiative.

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  • Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino is an associate editor for Devex and leads the company's news team in Manila. She played a critical role in conceptualizing the Development Newswire. Prior to joining Devex in 2004, she has already published articles and news briefs for Internet media organizations and for the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. She earned her bachelor's in political science and master's in public affairs from the University of the Philippines. Eliza is a member of Mensa Philippines.