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UN Gives Senegal $238 Million in Development Aid, Ministry Says

November 24, 2011

Nov. 24 (Bloomberg) -- The United Nations will give Senegal 117 billion CFA ($238 million) under its Development Assistance Framework program, the West African nation’s Ministry of Economy and Finance said today.

The money will be spent from 2012 to 2016 and will be divided among economic development, basic social services and governance, the statement said. The UN donated $141 million under the same program between 2007 and 2011.

--Editors: Emily Bowers, Karl Maier.

To contact the reporter on this story: Rose Skelton in Dakar via Accra at ebowers1@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Antony Sguazzin at asguazzin@bloomberg.net.


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