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Ending poverty requires job creation –Ethui

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World Bank's Global Practice Manager,Simeon Ethui
World Bank's Global Practice Manager,Simeon Ethui

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The World Bank Africa Region says ending poverty requires creating jobs and providing food through sustainable agriculture.

The Global Practice Manager of the World Bank, Simeon Ethui, described land, labor and investment as assets through which poverty can be alleviated in Africa.

Mr. Ethui spoke recently when he addressed the Anglo African Conference held Monday, October 17, 2016 at the World Bank/Liberia office at the German Embassy in Congo Town near the Liberian Capital, Monrovia. 

He identified economic growth as a key pillow for poverty reduction in Africa.

The World Bank’s Global Practice Manager said: “The Bank is investing US$1.5b annually to support agriculture in in Africa.”

October 17 is set aside each year by the World Bank Africa Region to discuss regional poverty among African countries.

 

 


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