June 10

World Bank Approves $250 Million Financing to Support Development of Agri-Food Sector in Côte D’Ivoire

The World Bank on Tuesday said it had approved $250 million in total financing to support the development of the agri-food sector and the creation of thousands of jobs in rural areas of Cote d’Ivoire.

With this financing, the Agri-Food Sector Development Project aims to remove the major obstacles hindering the growth of the agri-food sector and spur the development of more inclusive, resilient and competitive agri-food value chains.

Photo courtesy of Michael Callaghan.

Source: CGTN Africa (link opens in a new window)

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