UN Boosts Entrepreneurship in Burkina Faso

    The International Fund for Agricultural Development has allotted USD16 million in grants and loans for the

    in rural areas of Burkina Faso. This aid package will be used to build 60 rural resource centers, which will provide vocational training, technology and business development services to at least 12,000 microenterprises.

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      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.