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Togo: Sustainable and inclusive growth will depend on agricultural productivity and trade

While Togo has made undeniable progress in certain areas, the West African nation is yet to take full advantage of its potential to achieve sustainable and inclusive growth, the World Bank said in its latest Togo Country E...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Sixth Review of the Policy Coordination Instrument for Rwanda

On June 22, 2022, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the sixth review of the Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI). The PCI was approved on June 28, 2019 ( Press Release No.19/258 ) to fa...

A New Project to Empower and Improve the Livelihoods of Women and Girls in Liberia

The World Bank Board has approved a financing package to improve economic livelihoods and access to social services for women and girls in targeted communities, foster positive social norms, and strengthen the government's...

In people with HIV, treating precancerous anal lesions cuts risk of anal cancer by more than half

A large clinical trial of people living with HIV has found that treating anal precancerous growths known as high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions, or HSIL, reduces the chance that anal cancer will develop by more tha...