Mali Gains US Aid for Sustainable Development

    The U.S. is offering 28 billion CFA francs (USD57 million) to help promote sustainable development and reduce poverty in Mali, according to the Malian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

    The amount includes 12.5 billion CFA francs to improve the quality of and access to high-impact services in reproductive health and child survival, 3.4 billion CFA francs to help enhance the quality of primary education by training teachers and implementing new school curricula, and 3.03 billion CFA francs to foster sustainable development through strengthened cooperation between the government, civil society, the private sector and local communities, PANA reports.

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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.