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DAKAR, Senegal Jul 20, 2005 — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, emphasizing the need for worldwide economic aid to developing African nations, on Wednesday announced a modest increase in U.S. grants aimed at helping West African countries export more goods.
Rice, on a two-day trip that will include a tour of a refugee camp in Sudan's troubled Darfur province, told delegates at a U.S.-Africa trade conference that the additional $1 million in U.S. grants would help West African nations improve transportation safety and infrastructure to enhance international trade.
Washington, DC, March 7, 2005 – The World Bank today announced that the ambassadors of seven African countries signed a series of agreements with the Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) for the Africa Emergency Locust Project.
Beneficiary countries are Burkina Faso, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal.
Washington DC, May 20, 2004 – The World Bank Board of Directors today agreed that the Bank will manage the implementation of the Niger River Basin Water and Environmental Management Project with a US$13 million grant from the Global Environmental Facility (GEF).
The project’s objective is to strengthen capacities at all levels – local, municipal, national, regional and institutional – within the nine member countries of the Niger Basin Authority (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger, and Nigeria) - in the implementation of a joint framework for the sustainable development of the land and water resources of the basin.
As of February 2005, the World Bank had approved 65 IDA credits and grants for Niger for a total amount of approximately US$1.28 billion.