An extension of United State technical and financial aid to five West African nations was undertaken on Monday (December 30) in an agreement signed in Abidjan, capital of the Ivory Coast.
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Background: An extension of United State technical and financial aid to five West African nations was undertaken on Monday (December 30) in an agreement signed in Abidjan, capital of the Ivory Coast.
The agreement was between the United States and the five member countries of the Council of Entente, namely Ivory Coast Dahomev, Upper Volta and Togo.
The agreement was signed by the American ambassador to the Ivory Coast, Mr. Robert Smith and the secretary of the Entente Mr. Paul Kaya.
The terms of the new agreement provide for the provision of a further 85,000 dollars of American aid over and above the six million dollar development loan made jointly to the five nation in 1972, the purpose of which was to finance a series of livestock experiments.
The latest grant is to be used for a series of seminars production and marketing within the Entente countries.