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Vol 59 No 15

Published 27th July 2018


Farmajo's Brussels win

At the meeting of donor countries in Brussels on 17 July, the European Commission pledged €200 million to President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo's' government. The agreement includes €100 mn. in direct budget support, and a pot of € 83 mn. to prop up agriculture. It represents a return to expenditure on development policy, which the commission is far happier with than simply paying the wages of the soldiers of the African Union Mission in Somalia.

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