World Bank Aids 2 African Nations

The World Bank is releasing $4.8 million to support

's sustainable land management. The three-year grant from the Global Environment Facility Trust Fund will help domestic producer organizations integrate sustainable land management in production systems and the formulation of sectoral policies. The global lender is also granting $8 million for the demobilization and reintegration of armed groups in

. The program will provide microproject grants, psychosocial counseling and HIV/AIDS awareness training to ex-combatants.

About the author

  • 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.