World Bank Provides Over $200 Million

-To Help Increase Access To Electricity In West Africa
WASHINGTON, April 22, 2019- The Board of the World Bank Group approved on April 17, 2019 the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP), which includes $150 million in the form of credit and grant from the International Development Association (IDA)* and $74.7 million contingent recovery grant from the Clean Read more

LRA Engages Stakeholders

-On Key Messages In DRM Strategy
The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) will host a two-day stakeholders’ engagement on the dissemination of key messages in the country’s Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM) Strategy in Gbarnga, Bong County, beginning Thursday.
About 50 representatives from the LRA, the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP), UNDP, local and international development partners and NGOs, civil society and the business community will assemble in Gbarnga for the UNDP-sponsored engagement. Read more

CDC Memorializesed Rep. Lawrence

The Revolutionary National Youth League of the Mighty Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 gathered in their thousands to memorialize the fallen of Hon. Adolph A. Lawrence of District #15 Montserrado County.
Speaking at the program held in district #15 Montserrado , Emmanuel M. Johnson the Secretary General of the Youth League of CDC expressed the party deepest condolences to the bereaved family , the people of district #15 and the illustrious partisans of the mighty Congress for Democratic Change for the loss of a statesmen and partisans of the mighty Coalition for Democratic Change. Read more

Additional Financing To Support 10,000 Vulnerable Youth In Rural Liberia

MONROVIA, April 18, 2019 – The World Bank and the Liberian Government have signed the Youth Opportunities Project (YOP) Additional Financing (AF) Grant Agreement of US$1.5 million to provide additional support to youth under the Productive Public Works component of the YOP. It will also strengthen various aspects of project implementation, including monitoring and evaluation. Read more

LRA Listed Among Top 5 FOI Compliant Public Entities

The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has been named as one of the five most compliant public entities in the implementation of the Country’s Freedom of Information (FOI) Law.
In its Annual Compliance Progress Report Card released recently, the Independent Information Commission (IIC) named the LRA and four other government ministries and agencies as the Most Compliant out of 66 public institutions assessed. Read more

We-Fi Regional Summit Calls For Urgent Public And Private Sector Action

-To Support Women Entrepreneurs In West Africa
Heads of state, ministers, leaders of multilateral development banks, private sector executives, women entrepreneurs, and contributing governments of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) convened today at the first We-Fi Regional Summit to discuss concrete ways to strengthen support for women-led small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in West Africa. Read more

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