Additional Funding Allocated to the FARA’s Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF)

The signing by FARA and the World Bank of an amendment to extend FARA’s Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) grant agreement for a further five years took place on April 23, 2014 at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC.

This provides an additional $19 million to FARA’s MDTF, which represents the first contribution to be received from the European Commission. The signing ceremony was presided over by Dr. Colin Bruce, Director Regional Integration Africa Region, on behalf of the Bank, and by Dr Yemi Akinbamijo, Executive Director of FARA. The event was witnessed …

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