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Current World Bank portfolio in Ghana is $1.7b

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The total World Bank portfolio in Ghana is currently $1.73 billion, according to a news release from the Bank.

“The current Country Partnership Strategy for Fiscal Years (FY) 2013-2018 was endorsed by the Board in September 2013 and extended to FY 2018 in October 2016.

“The active International Development Assistance portfolio in Ghana comprises of 20 projects, cutting across all major sectors including energy, transport, education, water and sanitation, among others. All World Bank commitments stand at $1,731 million with about 66 per cent disbursed. Ghana also participates in four rRegional projects with national commitment amounting to $383 million,” it said.

The Bank’s Vice President, Makhtar Diop is visiting Ghana from Tuesday April 4, 2017 on a two-day mission, his third visit since he was appointed at that position in 2012,  the Bank announced.

By Emmanuel K. Dogbevi

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