Boosting Rural Agriculture and Food Security and Political Stability in Cote d’Ivoire

Boosting Rural Agriculture and Food Security and Political Stability in Cote d’Ivoire The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Cote d’Ivoire have today signed a financial agreement aimed at helping rural farmers add value to their products. A loan of $18.5 million from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), is set to benefit and…

Hail to (King) George Weah, Liberia’s New President, Facing Very Old “Wicked Problems”

For the first time since 1944, Liberia will have a democratic transfer of power as former soccer star George Weah is sworn in as the country’s new president today (Jan. 22). Weah won the presidency after run-off elections last December with 61.5% of votes. He takes over from Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first elected female president, who…