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Gov. signs five-year Strategic Plan with WFP

BST Release/Maximilian Kasse3h, Jr.
The Country Director of WFP Liberia, Dr. Bienvenu Djossa and Deputy Finance Minister for Fiscal Affairs, Samora Wolokollie
The Country Director of WFP Liberia, Dr. Bienvenu Djossa and Deputy Finance Minister for Fiscal Affairs, Samora Wolokollie

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Finance and the World Food Program (WFP), has signed a US$50.2 Million Strategic Plan (CSP) for 2019-2023.

A Finance Ministry release issued Wednesday, August 27, 2019, says the Country Director of WFP Liberia, Dr.Bienvenu Djossa, said the signing of the four-year plan is an important milestone in the history of WFP’s engagement with Liberia.

Dr. Bienvenu said:” The signing is in line with the government’s Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development.

He added that through the implementation of the CSP, the WFP will contribute to the PAPD in terms of boosting rural agriculture program, education and health through the ‘Home Grown School Feeding Program’.

The Deputy Finance Minister for Fiscal Affairs, Samora Wolokollie, signed on behalf of the Liberian Government. He thanked technicians from the Ministries of Finance, Education, Agriculture and the WFP for producing such a development-oriented Country Strategic Plan.

Minister Wolokollie disclosed is is a five-in-one mechanism not only to enhance education, but to also promote food security, nutrition, health and rural development.
 

 


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