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U.S. Gives Ghana $60 Million for Northern Poverty Reduction

June 27, 2012

The U.S. Agency for International Development will give Ghana $60 million over five years to reduce poverty and hunger in the West African nation’s northern region.

The project, meant to improve livelihoods and nutrition, will be carried out through a new program called Resiliency in Northern Ghana, according to a statement from the country’s Finance Ministry, handed to reporters today in Accra, the capital.

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