Benin : IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review

Benin : IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Benin and Approves US$16.4 Million Disbursement COTONOU, Benin, May 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the sixth review of Benin’s economic performance under a program supported […]

Benin’s National Day

WASHINGTON, August 1, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 31, 2013   On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Benin as you celebrate the 53rd anniversary of your nation’s independence on […]

Worrying climate outlook for West Africa’s Volta basin

Worrying climate outlook for West Africa’s Volta basin DAKAR, 23 July (IRIN) – Drastic water loss in West Africa’s River Volta basin – covering Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, and Togo – could deprive millions of people of food and hydropower in coming years due to climate change, […]

Benin – Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission

Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Benin COTONOU, Benin, July 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Cotonou during July 1-12, 2013 to conduct discussions on the fifth review of the program supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF), approved by […]

Malaria in Benin

Malaria in Benin

Malaria in Africa is a huge issue and impacts on the economy through the many hours missed by workers. Malaria is endemic  and you can see the areas at risk from malaria in the map below. Rob Baker and his family lived in Benin. You’ll notice that Cotonou (far south […]