Japan Boosts Yemen's Water Programs

Yemen is due to receive USD16 million in grant from Japan under an agreement that would benefit the Arab country's

. Each year, the Asian donor allots USD20 million to support various development programs in Yemen, according to Xinhua.

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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.