World Bank Grants US$5.83M to Fight “Thirst Problem” in Rural Djibouti
Jul 26, 2011
A rural community development and water project approved today by the World Bank focuses on increasing access to water for rural communities in Djibouti, and enhancing their capacity to manage agro-pastoral resources. The US$5.83 million IDA grant will primarily be used to finance projects to help farmers and pastoralists in the small Horn of Africa country cope during a period that citizens call “the thirst problem”—the three to four harshest months of the dry season.
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