The Minister of Finance says the Government of
The meeting was designed to measure government's performance, examine challenges, identify gaps and encourage broader national participation in the implementation of the AfT.
According to Minister Konneh, employment remains critical for the government. "Employment is a potential generated through projects being implemented under the AfT," Minister Konneh noted.
Stressing regular coordination meetings, he appealed to donors for their continuous support being spread across interventions under the five pillars of Peace, Security and the Rule of law; Economic Transformation;
The first AfT Annual Progress Report described the work that has been completed on the implementation of the AfT from January to
Notable success also includes groundbreaking of the Mount Coffee Hydro, commencement of pavements of Redlight-Ganta and the Fishtown-Harper Highways, while the
The report also highlighted the poor performance of the Agriculture and Forestry sectors which are considered a huge potential to drive job growth. The Agriculture sector struggled with credits being stalled in
Donors attending the meeting welcomed progress made thus far and applauded the Liberian Government efforts aimed at ensuring that projects under the 5 key pillars are implemented.
Representatives of development partners also re-committed their support to the implementation of the AfT, but urged government stakeholders to make sure that they are clear in outlining their priorities and the way forward in improving the environment needed to tackle the bottlenecks and challenges.
Meanwhile, Minister Konneh has set up a technical working team comprised of the United Nations System, and the Governments of
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