IMF, DFID Help Enhance Macroeconomic Statistics in Africa

    The International Monetary Fund and U.K. Department for International Development are helping improve macroeconomic statistics in 23 African countries. DfID has allocated USD7.5 million, spread over five years, for the project. IMF statistics experts will lead technical missions, and regional workshops and seminars that will allow for an exchange in best practices on tracking statistics on national accounts, the monetary sector, government finance and balance of payments.

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    • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

      As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.