The World Bank has approved USD 9.3 million in additional grant to the Government of Liberia, for the cheesemanburg Landfill and urban sanitation (CLUS) project.
In a communication to the Deputy Minister for Economic Management, at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, Hon. Augustus J. Flomo, dated Tuesday June 30, 2020, the bank’s expert for Urban Development and Resilience Unit Farouk Mollah Banna thanked Liberian delegation to the Bank for their diligence through the virtual negotiations in acquiring the grant.
Banna conveyed his gratitude to Hon. Samuel D. Tweah, Jr., Minister of Finance and Development Planning, as well as the mayors of Monrovia and Paynesville cities for their leadership in working to conclude the project. He revealed that the signing ceremony of the grant will take place upon completion of vital documents.
The Cheesemanburg Landfill and Urban Sanitation project for Liberia is to provide access to solid waste management (SWM) services in Monrovia.
source: Ministry of Finance and Development Planning Official Facebook Page
Alphonso has been in the profession for over twenty years. He has worked for many international media outlets including: West Africa Magazine, Africa Week Magazine, African Observer and did occasional reporting for CNN, BBC World Service, Sunday Times, NPR, Radio Deutchewells, Radio Netherlands. He is the current correspondent for Reuters. Mr. Toweh holds first MA with honors in International Relations and a candidate for second master in International Peace studies and Conflict Resolution.