Articles about Benin from SocioLingo Africa

IDEP strengthens capacities of African public officials in agricultural policy

From 24 July to 4 August 2017, the African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP) organized a course on Agricultural Policy for African public officials.

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Secretary’s Remarks: Benin’s National Day 2017

Press Statement attributable to Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State:

On behalf of the United States, congratulations to the people of Benin as you celebrate the 57th anniversary of your national independence on August 1st.

The United States reaffirms its support of Benin and its goal of a better and more prosperous future. We use this opportunity to recognize both our commitments to partner on regional stability, sustainable economic growth, and universal respect for human rights.

Our best wishes to you on this special day.

Distributed by APO on behalf of U.S. Department of State.

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IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Benin 2017

The economy grew by 4 percent in real terms in 2016, overcoming the low-growth environment that resulted from negative spillovers from Nigeria. The authorities are implementing a package of measures to maintain macroeconomic and financial stability and raise living standards. IMF staff and the authorities agreed that the early progress in program implementation should be […]

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Benin, Senegal : Alexander De Croo visit

Alexander De Croo brings a working visit to Benin and Senegal together with UN Goodwill Ambassadors Goedele Liekens and Axelle Red Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo this week brings a four-day working visit to Benin and Senegal. He will be accompanied by Goedele Liekens and Axelle Red, both active […]

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