World Bank Offers Post-conflict Aid to Cote d'Ivoire

The World Bank plans to provide USD450 million over three years to support post-conflict recovery and development projects in Cote d’Ivoire, according to the agency’s top official in the country.

The amount includes USD20 million for HIV treatment, USD120 million for post-conflict rebuilding, and USD13 million for efforts promoting government transparency.

The bank is carefully allocating money to projects and aid partners following “mistakes” in the past, World Bank country director Madani Tall told journalists in Abidjan, IRIN reports.

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