Liberian Gov’t  And World Bank Sign Over US$44-million financing agreement

The Liberian government through the Ministry of Gender is expected to implement the Empowerment project, with technical support from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Education.

Making remarks at the signing ceremony Monday in Monrovia, World Bank Country Manager to Liberia, Dr. Khwina Nthara said the project will support positive changes in social norms, behavior and attitude that create a conducive and social environment for women and girls in Liberia.

Also speaking, Finance Minister Samuel Tweh noted that capacity building for women is the best way of sustaining their livelihoods.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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