Development

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Lesotho

Directors welcomed the progress made in restoring peace and stability, but however, noted that Lesotho continues to face significant challenges, stemming mainly from the declining Southern African Customs Union (SACU) revenues and high government expenditures.

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UN Secretary General, African Development Bank President agree to strengthen ties and push development agenda in Africa

Development impact on the continent and security in the Sahel were among the top issues discussed in a recent meeting between United Nations Secretary General António Guterres and African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina in New York.

Arun Baral Appointed CEO of HarvestPlus

HarvestPlus announced today that Arun Baral will be the global program’s next chief executive officer (CEO) to lead its work to address the serious nutrition and health impacts of micronutrient deficiencies in low- and middle-income countries by improving agriculture and food systems.